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Just Enough Python

  • Tuition USD $395 GSA  $338.29
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code JUST-PYTHON
  • Available Formats Self Paced

This OnDemand offering provides you with a 180-day subscription that begins on the date of purchase.

Skills Gained

  • How to define, assign, and access variables
  • Which collection types are commonly used, how they differ, and how to use them
  • How to control program flow using conditional statements, looping, iteration, and exception handling
  • How to define and use both named and anonymous (Lambda) functions
  • How to organize code into separate modules
  • How to use important features of standard Python libraries, including mathematical and regular expression support

Prerequisites

This course is intended for students who need to become familiar with Python before progressing to one of the Cloudera developer classes. Familiarity with Java programming, object-oriented programming, and basic computer science concepts is suggested in order to get the most out of this course. However, the class does not refer specifically to big data, data analytics, Cloudera software, or Hadoop, so no experience in those areas is needed.

Course Details

Through videos and hands-on exercises, participants will learn the basics of using Python, including these topics:

  • Introduction to the features of the Python language
  • Working with variables in Python
  • Using Python collections
  • Flow control in Python
  • Program Structure
  • Working with Libraries in Python

Subscription Details

This OnDemand offering provides you with a 180-day subscription that begins on the date of purchase. While the subscription is active, you will have unlimited access to the course training materials which includes recorded course lectures and demonstrations, assessment components, and hands-on exercise instructions. You will also receive 5 runtime hours of access to the online hands-on exercise environment accessible though web browser. You can start the exercise environment when you are ready to use it. You can stop or pause it when you are done for the time being, then return anytime to continue where you left off. The exercise environment remains accessible until you have used the runtime hours or the subscription period ends, whichever occurs first.

Introduction to Python

  • Python Background Information
  • Scope
  • Exercises

Variables

  • Python Variables
  • Numerical
  • Boolean
  • String

Collections

  • Lists
  • Tuples
  • Sets
  • Dictionaries

Flow Control

  • Code Blocks
  • Repetitive Execution
  • Iterative Execution
  • Conditional Execution
  • Tentative Execution (Exception Handling)

Program Structure

  • Named Functions
  • Anonymous Functions (Lambda)
  • Generator Functions

Working with Libraries

  • Storing and Retrieving Functions
  • Module Control
  • Common Standard Libraries

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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