Python for Beginners


Duration: 2 days
Price: On request
Description:

This Python course is for people new to programming. It is an introduction to Python and prior programming experience is not required. The course is very hands-on, so you will get plenty of coding practice.

The course

In this two day course you will learn how to code yourself. No boring PowerPoint presentations, but useful and realistic exercises. The goal is that you gain enough skills during this course so that you can continue your learning journey yourself.

Who should take this course?

Professionals who are new to Python and/or programming. Whether you are interested working with (large) datasets, APIs or just automating your work, this course will help you jumpstart your learning journey. Python is one of the most loved programming languages and it is a useful skill for anyone working with data. By the end of the course you will understand how you can use it in your work and spot new opportunities.

Learning objectives
  • Learn the basics of programming with Python
  • Work with Python on your own laptop
  • Develop code in Jupyter Notebooks
  • Work with open source packages
  • Make API calls
  • Work with real world datasets
  • Troubleshooting & debugging
Topics
  • Data Types
  • Data Collections
  • For & While Loops
  • Conditionals
  • Functions
  • Handling Files
  • Dates and Time
  • Modules & Packages
  • Error handling
  • Debugging
  • API calls
  • CSV & JSON data
  • The "pandas" package
Location

This is a virtual class and will take place via Zoom.

Language

Depending on the nationalities of the participants, the course will be in either English or Dutch. If you prefer to take the course in Dutch, please send us a message so you can be informed when the Dutch classes take place.

Prerequisites

Participants are encouraged to install "Anaconda" ahead of the course. In case the installation of Anaconda is not possible, participants can use the online virtual environment.




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