Introduction to Python Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Flatiron

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Price:
$299 8 seats
Start Date:

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Location:
Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 3rd Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
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A computer will not be provided.
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Jonathan Bechtel

What you'll learn in this python class:

New to programming but unsure of where to start? Heard a lot about the usefulness of the Python programming language, but don’t know how to put the pieces together? Stop struggling to learn the basics on your own and fast forward your career with this introductory bootcamp.

This workshop is designed for complete novices who have no previous experience with programming and want a gentle but comprehensive introduction to the Python programming language. We’ll start from the very beginning and incrementally build up your knowledge in tiny bites so that by the end of the day you’ll have a natural intuition about what programming is, and how its different pieces fit together.

The workshop is designed to emphasize hands-on activity, and class time is built around continuous, repetitive exercises that gradually re-enforce key concepts so that by the end of the day you will have pieced together the foundations of programming using Python’s easy, intuitive syntax. This class is ideal for students looking to kickstart their own path of knowledge acquisition and equip themselves for a lifetime of easier self-learning.

Takeaways
  • How to setup your own programming environment and run scripts on your computer.
  • How to use variables to manipulate data.
  • Python’s major data structures that store information in programs.
  • Strings, and their most common methods.
  • Lists and list methods.
  • Dictionaries and dictionary methods.
  • Control structures, and how to build logic into your programs.
  • How to use functions to make program logic flexible yet powerful.
  • The larger python ecosystem, and what to study next depending on your personal goals.
Finally, participants will leave with a clear pathway forward to continue python learning, either through self learning or direction towards other workshops.

Preparation
This workshop is suited for someone who has never programmed before, or wants to brush up on the basics of programming before they enter one of General Assembly's Data Science workshops.

for the workshop: Please have a copy of Anaconda installed on your computer.
No previous programming experience is required for this workshop

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
10:00am - 5:00pm Jonathan Bechtel 1 $299
10:00am - 5:00pm Jonathan Bechtel 1 $199
10:00am - 5:00pm Jonathan Bechtel 1 $299
10:00am - 5:00pm Jonathan Bechtel 1 $299
10:00am - 5:00pm Jonathan Bechtel 1 $299

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Question from Jorge H.
Hello, I have a PC, does it matter the type of computer I need for this class, i.e. PC or Mac?
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Hi Jorge, PC or Mac works for this class as long as you have a copy of Anaconda installed on your computer. Hope this helps!
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Can I use my Mac in this class?
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Do I need to bring my own laptop to this class?
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Reviews of Classes at General Assembly (2,242)

(2242 Reviews)
Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/1/2018
Class was canceled at the last minute (Friday night for a Saturday class) and rescheduled to a weekday morning. I am very disappointed.
Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Reviewed by Matthew S. on 9/24/2018
Henry was a great teacher. The class went through the basics of python utilized for Data Science. As a beginner I was intrigued and motivated by the information. Great intro to the basics and intermediate level Python.
Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Reviewed by ozlem c. on 10/8/2017
We covered so little, s couple of code exercises only. Waste of time, waste of money.
Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Reviewed by Emanuelle S. on 10/14/2019
Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Reviewed by Sophie O. on 3/17/2019
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