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edX: Learn to Program Using Python

 with  Farhad Kamangar

Interested in learning a computer programming language but unsure of how and where to begin? This course, Learn to Program Using Python, is a great place to start.

Python is an easy and fun language to learn, and it is now one of the most popular programming languages, suitable for almost any task from developing graphical user interfaces to building web applications.

This course is an introduction to the Python programming language. This course is open to all learners who wish to gain an understanding of the basic components of computer programming. You will learn basic computer programming concepts and terminologies such as variables, constants, operators, expressions, conditional statements, loops, and functions. This Python course includes hands-on exercises to help you understand the components of Python programming while incrementally developing more significant programs. The exercises in this course will be based on small assignments which will relate to real-world problems.

No previous programming knowledge needed.

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Provider edX
Language English
Hours 6-8 hours a week
Calendar 9 weeks long

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5 months ago
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I had experience before with programming (JAVA), but I did not remember anything and the syntax was a nightmare. In this course, the instructor assumes that you have never programmed before and shows you everything step by step with drawings and also using the console. I took this class at the same time I was taking t Read More
I had experience before with programming (JAVA), but I did not remember anything and the syntax was a nightmare. In this course, the instructor assumes that you have never programmed before and shows you everything step by step with drawings and also using the console. I took this class at the same time I was taking the MIT python class and I believe this class it's better than the other one if it's your first time programming.
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9 months ago
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