Learn Python Programming - Easy as Pie

Offered By  Loonycorn Quant Media
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Session

Duration: 3 Weeks

Commitment: 4 Hours/Week

Language

English

Course Format

Online Self-paced

What will you learn

 

About this Course

In this course, you will learn:

  • Introductory Python: Functional language constructs; Python syntax; Lists, dictionaries, functions and function objects; Lambda functions; iterators, exceptions and file-handling
  • Database operations: Just as much database knowledge as you need to do data manipulation in Python
  • Auto-generating spreadsheets: Kill the drudgery of reporting tasks with xlsxwriter; automated reports that combine database operations with spreadsheet auto-generation
  • Text processing and NLP: Python's powerful tools for text processing - nltk and others
  • Website scraping using Beautiful Soup: Scrapers for the New York Times and Washington Post
  • Machine Learning: Use sk-learn to apply machine learning techniques like KMeans clustering
Hundreds of lines of code with hundreds of lines of comments.

The interactive course consists of 10+ hours of learning videos, making learning enjoyable and engaging, and downloadable reading material and source code. This course will use a Python IDE (integrated development environment) called iPython from Anaconda. We will go through a step-by-step procedure on downloading and installing this IDE.
Note on Python versions 2 and 3: The code-alongs in this class all use Python 2.7. Source code (with copious amounts of comments) is attached as a resource with all the code-alongs. The source code has been provided for both Python 2 and Python 3, wherever possible.

This course has been put together by a team with tons of everyday experience in thinking about these concepts and using them at work at Google, Microsoft and Flipkart.

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Who would benefit?

  • Individuals with zero programming experience looking to learn a new skill
  • Individuals working with Machine Learning and Language Processing and wanting to apply concepts in a full-fledged programming language
  • Computer Science and Engineering graduates with no experience in Java, but experience in Python, C++ or even C#
 

Course Syllabus

This course comprises the following modules:

 

Prerequisites

No prior programming experience is needed

 

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