Course Outline

Introduction to Python Programming

  • Running Python code
  • Using Python Development Tools (IDEs and command line tools)
  • Working with Python and iPython shells as well as iPython Notebook

Data Types and Operations

  • Integers and floats
  • Strings and bytes
  • Tuples and lists
  • Dictionaries and ordered dictionaries
  • Sets and frozen sets

Organizing and Distributing Code

  • Creating modules and packages
  • Distributing code to repositories

Object Oriented and Functional Programming

  • Creating and using functions and classes
  • Modifying functions and classes with decorators
  • Introducing meta-classes

Error Handling and Testing

  • Handling and raising exceptions
  • Writing and executing tests (doc tests and unit tests)
  • Checking code coverage by tests

Working with Files and Directories

  • Accessing different types of files and file handling principles
  • Creating, reading, updating and deleting files (including regular text files, csv, as well as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel files)
  • Extracting data from text files using Regular Expressions
  • Creating and deleting directories, listing and searching for files

Accessing Databases

  • Selecting, inserting, updating and deleting data
  • Generic database API based on SQLite 3, PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Using the Object Relational Mapper (SQLAlchemy)
  • Working with NoSQL databases

Conquering The Web

  • Retrieving web pages
  • Parsing HTML and XML
  • Filling web forms automatically
  • Creating web applications in Python
 28 Hours

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