Python for Beginners: Learn Python Programming (Python 3)

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Python for Beginners: Learn Python Programming (Python 3)

Learn Python Programming the easy way with examples, quizzes, exercises, and more!

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Course Description

Master Python programs and solve real-world problems by automating repetitive and complex tasks. Learn Python programming and coding in this course. Once you've completed this course you'll know how to write programs that will run on the Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems. You can even take what you've learned and apply it to web applications.

Python for Beginners Course Overview

This is a hands-on Python course for beginners where you'll be learning via experimenting every step of the way. There are quizzes after each section to make sure the most important aspects of Python programming are revised. The course also includes practice exercises with solutions so you can start using what you learn right away.

The great news is that no matter which version of Python you choose to use, this course has got you covered. You will learn how to program in both versions. It’s perfect for Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac, the Web, and more!

Who This Course is for:

  • Anyone interested in Python programming, Python scripting, or computer programming in general.

  • Those who want to become a highly paid Python developer.

  • Those who want to open up doors in your IT career by learning one of the world's most popular and in-demand programming languages: Python.


The demand in the IT job market for Python skills keeps growing and growing. If you're looking to get into programming as a career, level up your existing career, or open up new doors in the IT field, you really need to learn Python!


What will you learn in this course:

  • Write Python programs that can be used on Linux, Mac, and Unix operating systems.

  • Learn how to install Python on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

  • Learn to Program using Python 2 and Python 3. 

  • When to use Python 2 and Python 3.

  • How to define and use functions.

  • Important built-in Python functions that you'll use often.

  • How to read from and write to files.

  • The difference between binary and text files.

  • Various ways of getting help and finding Python documentation.

  • How to prepare your computer for programming in Python.

  • The various ways to run a Python program on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

  • Suggested text editors and integrated development environments to use when coding in Python.

  • How to work with various data types including strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries, booleans, and more.

  • What variables are and when to use them.

  • How to perform mathematical operations using Python.

  • How to capture input from a user.

  • Ways to control the flow of your programs.

  • The importance of white space in Python.

  • How to organize your Python programs.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Access to a computer that runs the Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system.
Python for Beginners: Learn Python Programming (Python 3)


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Course Overview and Downloads
1 Lectures
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Python Setup
6 Lectures
Strings and Variables
11 Lectures
Numbers and Math
5 Lectures
Booleans and Conditionals
5 Lectures
5 Lectures
8 Lectures
5 Lectures
4 Lectures
5 Lectures
5 Lectures

Instructor Details

Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon

Professional system administrator, consultant, and author.

Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris.

He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu."

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Great that I found this website. This helps me a lot


Dipesh Rohekar

The chapter definitions should be more elaborate, i haven't understand the topics of files and modules because there in no definition of that topics. the chapter definition must be more understandable to beginners. quiz and practice exercises must be added to course.



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