Packt Getting Started with Modern Python


Packt / Getting Started with Modern Python
English | Size: 400.59 MB
Category: CBTs
In this course, you will start by setting up your development environment, including downloading Python and setting up your IDE (PyCharm); you’ll then be introduced to Python lists and list comprehensions. The course will then show you what a generator is and why you might want to use one. Further on, you will be introduced to functions and decorators, and see how you can use them. You will then learn how to create a very simple, single-file Python program, and how to execute it both from the command line and from within the IDE. You’ll also get a very brief introduction to debugging.

By the end of the course, you’ll have learned how to manipulate strings, parsing and printing them.

Style and Approach

This practical course takes you through the tools Modern Python has to offer for your environment. It is packed with step-by-step instructions and working examples. This comprehensive course is divided into clear bite-size chunks so you can learn at your own pace and focus on the areas of most interest to you.

What You Will Learn

Set up your development environment in Python
Run and execute Python both from the command line and from within the IDE
Run Python from inside PyCharm
Install and manage different Python versions
Write and debug your own Python programs
Work with strings and file-like interfaces
Harness the power of list comprehensions
Explore generators and itertools and get an introduction to creating your own functions classes and modules


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