Python: The Basics

Python: The Basics

Python is a uniquely powerful programming language with advanced data science capabilities and a passionate community of users. This course explores the basics of Python, covering the use cases and philosophy of the language. You'll also learn how to begin building basic programs in Python.

Updated Mar 20, 2018

Python has a unique culture and community that has built up around it and that value its core philosophy, expressed as a series of aphorisms, and available at a few key presses from any Python installation. In this course, you'll learn the basics of Python and its philosophy, setting up Python, and writing a basic program with built-in data types, loops and conditionals.