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Python Programming

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Course Details
Price:
$3,950 8 seats
Start Date:

Mon, Sep 09, 6:30pm - Nov 13, 8:30pm (19 sessions)

Location:
Downtown
125 Summer St 13th Fl
Btwn Lincoln St & Fitzgerald Surface Rd
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this python class:

Python is shaping the world as we know it, with applications spanning web development, data science and analysis, game development, and more — even NASA contractors leverage its data management capabilities for shuttle missions. Here are just a few examples of modern Python-powered innovations.

Get Ahead With Today’s Essential Skills
Discover why professionals ranging from analysts to web developers rely on Python programming to excel in their work. Dive into fundamental concepts and techniques, and build your own custom web or data application.

Evolve With the Tech-Driven Economy
Tap into the demand for Python programming skills, and translate new knowledge into career gains. Our dynamic coursework is designed by industry experts to align with today’s employer demands.

Become Part of a Global Community
Collaborate with experts and peers at the local level, and join GA’s growing global network. After the course is through, you’ll access exclusive perks, opportunities, and events to continue pursuing a lifetime of learning.

Course Outline
Unit 0: Pre-Work
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Introduction to Python
Unit 1: Python and Programming Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Programming With Variables
  • Numerical Variables
  • Reassigning Variables
  • String Variables
  • Lab 1
Unit 2: Control Flow
  • Introduction to Control Flow
  • Logical Comparison
  • Boolean Conditionals
  • Lists
  • List Operations
  • For Loops
  • While Loops
  • Functions
  • Function Arguments
  • Lab 2
Unit 3: Object-Oriented Programming in Python
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Dictionaries
  • Sets
  • Classes
  • Class Instance Variables
  • Inheritance
  • Lab 3
Unit 4: Common Python Troubleshooting
  • Variable Scope
  • Debugging Principles and Techniques
  • Intermediate Variables
  • Lab 4
Unit 5: Intermediate Python
  • Introduction to Intermediate Python
  • File I/O
  • User Input
  • Code Abstraction: Itertools
  • Code Abstraction: List Comprehensions
  • Modules and Libraries
  • APIs
  • Lab 5
Unit 6a: Special Topic, Introduction to Data Science 
* Each course will include one special topic.
  • Introduction to Python for Data Science
  • Pandas
  • Data Visualization
  • Plotting With Pandas
  • Pandas Best Practices
  • Data Science and Python Lab
Unit 6b: Special Topic, Introduction to Web Applications 
* Each course will include one special topic.
  • Introduction to Python for Web Development
  • Introduction to Web Applications
  • Flask
  • Flask Routing
  • Flask Templates
  • Flask Requests
  • Web Application Lab
Unit 7: Python Project
  • Review and Q/A
  • Final Project
  • Course Summary
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave 19 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Sep 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Sep 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Sep 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Sep 23 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Sep 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Sep 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Oct 02 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Oct 07 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Oct 09 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Oct 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Oct 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Oct 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Oct 23 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Oct 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Oct 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Mon, Nov 04 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Nov 06 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Wed, Nov 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave

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