Python Class for Beginners | Online

About this class

Unlock data-driven insights with code.

Explore the intersection of coding and data with General Assembly. During our Python-focused introductory workshop, you’ll learn to harness the power of an essential programming language for data scientists and use it to drive accurate business insights. Working with real-world examples, you’ll:

  • Touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.
  • Discover the history of Python and how it compares to other programming languages.
  • Discuss its applications in data analysis and the types of problems it can solve.
  • See where Python programming fits into the data workflow.
  • Apply your new skills to solve a real-world problem with Python.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set with Python skills in our 10-week, part-time Data Science course or become job-ready with our 12-week, full-time Data Science Immersive program.

Prereqs & Preparation

  1. Please install Anaconda beforehand. Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 3.7.

    Note: We'll be using Python version 3.7 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for windows terminal.

  2. Please install a text editor like atom..

    Technical Considerations: For students with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.15.2. For those on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit).

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