Who should attend
People interested in programming and an eager to automate tasks with scripting.
No specific technical prerequisites.
By completing this course, you will also be prepared for the PCEP | Certified Entry-Level in Python Programmer Certification.
The programming language Python is widely used in a lot of different areas. It is the general-purpose programming language with which you can develop almost all types of software. Examples are connecting with servers in order to automate tasks or to be able to import data. Python makes it easy to interact with most third-party services and entities.
The digitization of our daily lives has become a fact. Smart applications, services and the extensive that extensively make use of data is all around us. Organizations have to get along with this fact to cope with this trend. Programming skills are high in demand and even a must for certain areas.
In this course you will learn the basics of Python programming with the goal to make you able to write your own Python programs and scripts. With Python in your skillset you can be assured you have a strong and flexible tool at your disposal. In this 3-day course you will learn at a fast and fun pace how to swiftly develop smart scripts in Python and work with datasets. We will cover topics like writing functions, conditional statements and loops, Object Oriented Programming, Debugging Python code in Microsoft Visual Studio Code and working with data in Python pandas.
Summary of the topics in this course:
- The basics of the Python syntax
- Writing and organizing your own Python functions
- Conditional Statements, Loops and Error Handling in Python
- Object Oriented Programming (OOP) in Python
- Debugging in Visual Studio Code
- Data analysis and data manipulation with Pandas