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Learn Python In A Day With 6 Projects

Created by Jack Chan, Last Updated 03-Mar-2020, Language:English

Learn Python In A Day With 6 Projects

For programming beginners to pick up the fundamentals of Python within a day! Learn through 6 examples applications.

Created by Jack Chan, Last Updated 03-Mar-2020, Language:English

What Will I Get ?

  • know basic programming concept and skill
  • build 6 text-based application using python
  • be able to learn other programming languages
  • be able to build sophisticated system using python in the future

Requirements

  • No programming experience required
  • You just need a standard PC or Mac
  • You just need the passion to learn

Description

Have you ever imagined yourself being able to "communicate" with your computer and build applications that can work in a way that you want? Have you ever imagined telling your friends that you know how to code? 

Programming is one of the very important skills that people value a lot in this era. Not only it can help you get a well-paid software engineer job, but it can also train your brain to think in a logically manner. We are sure you agree with that but you are not sure where and how to start. You may be scared by the complicated programming concept, or you may be scared away by the unfriendly code. Don't worry, in this course, we will guide you how to create your first python application step by step.

What is Python?

Python is a simple, intuitive, yet powerful programming language. It is an high-level programming language invented back in 1991. It is a go-to language for beginners because it is so easy and expressive. You can often express concepts with very few lines of code. That's why we choose Python as the programming language for this course!

However, don't have a misunderstanding that Python is only for beginner. It is used in many areas including data analysis, finance, scientific research, artificial intelligence etc. Python is a very powerful programming language and is well supported the community. There are lots of useful packages like Numpy, Scipy etc. It is a programming language that supports multiple programming paradigms like procedural, functional, object-oriented etc. 

In a nutshell, if you can only learn one programming language, Python is your choice!

What exactly will you learn?

This course has a goal, which is to teach you the basic programming skills that you need in one day! 

We understand everyone is busy. We therefore specially design this course to be a quick crash course. And it is okay even if you don't have any programming experience. In this course, no experience is required!

You will learn all the important programming concept using Python as the programming language. We will teach you by using 6 different applications as an example.  

6 different applications you will write

  1. BMI Calculator
  2. Lucky Color
  3. Lottery
  4. Vocabulary Builder
  5. Hunter Game
  6. To-do List

Apart from the above, there are simple programming assignments in the course as well. I hope with this little challenges, you can learn better. And if you come across any questions during the course, feel free to raise it. We are here to make sure you enjoy your learning process.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who want to start coding
  • Anyone who has interest to automate tedious work with script
  • Anyone who want to start writing python

Course Content

Jack Chan

Educator / Software Engineer / Business Analyst in iBank

Hi, I'm Jack. I have 10+ years of experience in the finance IT industry, have worked in top tier global investment banks like Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, HSBC and BNP Paribas.

I started programming since I was 10. Since then, I felt in love with software engineering and went on to purse my degree in Information Engineering in university. I was an active participant in world wide programming contests. I had also go aboard to Singapore to work with the local professors to analyze gene data in a bioinformatic project. I learnt a great deal form that in my young age.

I have then been working in the finance IT industry for 10+ years. I worked with different top tier investment banks and has used my skill to build numerous robust systems for them. I have built systems that analyze millions of transactions and positions to spot suspicious movement. I have leveraged the powerful analytical Python libraries to perform data analysis and performance optimization for trading system that works in microsecond level. I have profound knowledge on the modern software development life cycle which use automated testing, continuous integration and agile methodology. I learnt different programming languages, including Java, C#, C++, Php, Python etc. But among them, I found python the most expressive and powerful, it is one of the best programing languages he will recommend to people.

If you like my work, you are welcome to contact me through my website, Facebook, linked-in etc.