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Python Programming 101

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Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl
Btwn E Illinois & E Hubbard Streets
Illinois City, Illinois 60611
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Chris Eppig

What you'll learn in this python class:

Unlock data-driven insights with code.

During our Python-focused introductory workshop, you’ll learn to harness the power of an essential programming language for data scientists and use it to drive accurate business insights. Working with real-world examples, you’ll:
  • Touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.
  • Discover the history of Python and how it compares to other programming languages.
  • Discuss its applications in data analysis and the types of problems it can solve.
  • See where Python programming fits into the data workflow.
  • Apply your new skills to solve a real-world problem with Python.
Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set with Python skills in our 10-week, part-time Data Science course or become job-ready with our 12-week, full-time Data Science Immersive program.

Takeaways
  • Discuss the history of Python and its use across different industries.
  • Define how Python compares to other programming languages.
  • Describe the benefits of a Python workflow when working with data.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of Python programming fundamentals.
  • Apply Python code to solve a sample world data problem.
Prereqs & Preparation

Install Anaconda beforehand. Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 2.7. Note: We'll be using Python version 2.7 in this workshop. 

If you are using a PC, please install the git for windows terminal. terminal beforehand. 

Additional Preparation Optional: Install a text editor like Sublime Text 3 or Atom on your computer. 

Technical Considerations: For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).

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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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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