Python Programming 101
10

Monday, 10 July

6:30 9:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$75 USD
Regular Ticket
$75 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Python Programming 101

Adam Raveret Photo


Data Analyst, Deloitte

10

Monday, 10 July

6:30 9:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$75 USD
Regular Ticket
$75 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

Required Preparation: Install Anaconda.

  • Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 3.6
  • We'll be using Python version 3.6 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for Windows terminal beforehand.

Optional Preparation:

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

Adam Raveret Photo

Data Analyst,
Deloitte

Adam Raveret is a Data Analyst in the Advanced Analytics Enablement capability at Deloitte Consulting. He is a trained Economist from Cornell University and a self-taught programmer. His previous work experience includes teaching in the South Bronx with Teach For America and driving growth here at General Assembly. Adam loves data science because it allows him to constantly solve problems and root his solutions in statistics.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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