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Introduction to Python - Absolute Beginner, Certificate

Introduction to Python - Absolute Beginner, Certificate

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  • 35 days
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Introduction to Python - Absolute Beginner Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. In this course that’s perfect for true beginners, learn Python basics and start coding right away.

About

Brand new to text-based programming? Check out this hands-on course for an in-depth look at the details of Python layers and concepts. Get ample practice drills and projects, using Jupyter Notebooks on Azure, which require only a browser and an Internet connection. Learn best practices and begin coding almost immediately.

The Introduction to Python - Absolute Beginner Introduction to Python - Absolute Beginner Certificate is part of Introduction to Computer Science Professional Certifiicate, offered by Edx in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX.

After you explore data types and variables, take a look at strings, input, testing, and formatting. From there, learn about arguments and parameters, along with conditionals and nested conditionals. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to create programs that prompt users for input and use conditional (True/False) logic and Python methods to manipulate numbers and text to provide responses to the users, in addition to requesting further input. Plus, learn basic troubleshooting for your code. Sign up, and get started coding right away!

Ready for next steps? Take the Introduction to Python: Fundamentals course.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 35 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      5 weeks, 3 to 4 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Using Python in Jupyter Notebooks
  • Gathering input and manipulating input/output
  • Building reusable Functions with parameters and return values
  • Decisions and repetition using conditional statements and loops

Lecturers

Eric Camplin - Senior Content Developer, Microsoft

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 35 days.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 35 days.
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