Python for Beginners

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Python for Beginners

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

About this workshop

Python is one of the most popular programming languages today. In fact, if you were to randomly select any hot tech startup, it's very likely that they're using Python somewhere in their system. Whether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, this workshop will put you on the fast track to honing your python and data analysis skills. Students will learn the fundamentals of the Python programming language in just three hours. By the end of the workshop, students will know how to write and execute their own Python script with confidence.

Takeaways

  • Fundamentals of programming in Python!
  • How to create a weight loss calculator
  • How to parse and manipulate data from a spreadsheet

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Laptop with Python 2.7 Installed.
  • Sublime Text is recommended and has a free trial version (http://www.sublimetext.com/).
  • Install Anaconda, which is a free package that includes python and a number of tools that will be used in class (http://continuum.io/downloads - Python 2.7 Graphical Installer).

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