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Python 101: Writing your First Line of Code | FREE Livestream | Houston

About this workshop

Welcome to Free Fridays!

Our Free Friday Livestreams are here to give you a bite-sized sample of what you’ll learn in our Workshops, Part Time and Immersive courses.

Are you interested in learning how to unlock data driven insights and write your first line of Python code, but aren’t sure where to start? This Python 101 Livestream is for you!

In this free, two-hour Python livestream, you’ll touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools. We’ll discuss its applications in data analysis and web development and the types of problems it can solve. Then apply your new skills to solve a real-world problem with Python. All in real time, taught by an industry professional.

Join us for Python 101 to learn the basics and gain the skills you need to write your first Python script!

As an added bonus, a member of our Admissions Team will be joining this livestream to talk to you about the enrollment process for our Part Time and Immersive, and answer your questions regarding course pacing, payment options, career development, and more!

What will the livestream learning experience be like? - Ask questions and build your online network by interacting with fellow classmates and an expert instructor — all in real time via live chatbox and Q&A. - Complete optional classwork to give you a hands-on taste of the subject. - Learn new skills in the comfort of your own home, or on the go! All participants will be automatically muted with no video.


  • Learn fundamental Python programming techniques and basic Python concepts.
  • Understand where Python programming language fits into the data and web workflow.
  • See a live demo of Python concepts in action.
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to write your first Python script.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Python 101 is taken completely online, and requires a computer and a strong internet connection.
  • We will provide a Zoom link on the day of class.
    If you want to complete the in-class exercise...
  • A second monitor is strongly recommended.
  • For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit).
  • For students with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).
    To Install Python...
  • Head to
  • Click the button to download the latest version for Python 3.8.
  • Once downloaded, run the installation prompts.

NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!

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