Python Programming 101
1

Wednesday, 1 March

6:30 9:30 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90007
$25 USD
Regular Ticket
$25 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Python Programming 101

Armen Donigian Photo


Lead Data Engineer, ZestFinance

1

Wednesday, 1 March

6:30 9:30 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90007
$25 USD
Regular Ticket
$25 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

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.

Takeaways

  • Discuss the history of Python and its use across different industries.
  • Define how Python compares to other programming languages.
  • Describe the benefits of a Python workflow when working with data.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of Python programming fundamentals.
  • Apply Python code to solve a sample world data problem.

Prereqs & Preparation

Prerequisites Install Anaconda beforehand. Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 2.7. Note: We'll be using Python version 2.7 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for windows terminal. terminal beforehand. Additional Preparation Optional: Install a text editor like Sublime Text 3. or Atom.on your computer. Technical Considerations: For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).

About the Instructor

Armen Donigian Photo

Lead Data Engineer,
ZestFinance

Armen Donigian has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UCLA and USC. He started his career building tracking & navigation algorithms at Orincon (later acquired by Lockheed Martin). Armen then joined the Global Differential GPS group at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, performing clock and orbit corrections using GPS/GLONASS satellites, which were also used for testing of Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover.

Bitten by the startup bug, Armen has helped several startups build products and scale infrastructure as a Senior Data Engineer.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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