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Beginning Python - Learn Python Programming from Scratch

Learn Python from scratch. Our Beginning Python course at the University of Bristol assumes no prior programming experience.

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This is an edited recording of a programming workshop we ran on the 20th of April, 2020. These courses are normally provided in a classroom environment, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have started delivering them online.

The session covers:

  • 0:00:00 Introduction
  • 0:00:51 Setting up JupyterLab
  • 0:04:14 Writing your first script
  • 0:08:11 Running your first script
  • 0:13:41 Types of data
  • 0:17:38 Variables
  • 0:21:11 Doing calculations
  • 0:26:20 Python error messages
  • 0:33:00 Lists
  • 0:52:02 Loops
  • 1:10:21 Conditional
  • 1:25:20 Dictionaries
  • 1:47:29 Files

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