Introduction to Python Programming

at Practical Programming - Midtown

Course Details
$895 30 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jan 09, 10:00am - Jan 10, 5:00pm Eastern Time (2 sessions)

Midtown, Manhattan
185 Madison Ave 3rd Fl
Btwn E 34th & E 35th Streets
New York, New York 10016
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this python class:

In this 2-day course, students will be introduced to Python. Python is a great beginner coding language that is quick to learn and extremely versatile. Python can be used to build software, to analyze data, and build amazing websites.

Python has become the most popular coding language learned at educational institutes for several reasons. Firstly, Python developers earn one of the highest average salaries compared to other programming languages, with statistics compiled by revealing that an average Python developer makes approximately $120,923. Secondly, Python has many uses such as graphics, data science, web development, finance, trading, and security. Lastly, Python can be learned faster than many other languages. As a result, no matter if you are a beginning developer or a developer looking to add a new programming language to your resume, you can become skilled in Python much more quickly than it would take to learn most other languages. In short, Python is a great first programming language to learn, and has the added advantage of a higher salary!

Students will learn about the syntax, principles, and thought processes that programming entails.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn how to operate using a text editor and terminal.
  • Learn how to write your own Python code that will be able to iterate over data sets.
  • Understand how to think like a programmer and become comfortable with Python’s syntax.
  • Create code to solve every-day real-life problems.
  • Learn how to write complex programs using Python.
  • Learn how computers execute programs.

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Refund Policy
If you withdraw two days before the course start date, any deposit paid will be refunded in full. 

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after that date. If you cannot attend our class or workshop, for which you were charged, you will receive 25% discount for any other course.


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Tue, Jan 10 10:00am - 5:00pm Eastern Time TBD

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Question from Libby S.
Hello - Prior to taking this course are there any supplementary readings that would be helpful for getting familiar with the language of programming/the topics discussed in this class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Libby! Introduction to Python is for people who have never coded before. Students will start from scratch and even discuss how to install and run Python, hence no supplementary readings necessary in taking this class. Hope this helps!
Question from anonymous
HI, I'm considering to go back programming. I want to know if any certification will be giving after completion of the classes.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! There is a certificate provided after completing the class. Hope this helps!
Question from Nicole K.
Hi! I am wondering if this class is good for people who basically have no coding background?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Niki! Yes, this class was designed specifically for people who have never coded before and have no programming background. You will start from scratch and the would help you to install Python.
Question from Anonymous
Hello, I was wondering when the next class after march 17th will be starting? I am not able to attend due to I will be busy the weekend of the 17th
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! We don't have any list of upcoming classes, but you can save this class to your wish list so you will be notified once new dates are posted on our website.

Reviews of Classes at Practical Programming (378)

(378 Reviews)
Introduction to Python Programming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 7/27/2019
Great class. Very informative. Highly recommended!
Introduction to Python Programming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 7/9/2019
Overall very happy wit the course. The third class became very confusing and hard to keep up. The instructor tried to touch all the materials that perhaps was too much for one class.
Introduction to Python Programming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/27/2019
Great class to get started with python. Pros - We covered a lot in only three lessons. (Taking your time to go over the notes and exercises afterwards is imperative if you want to learn). -Art and Tim were great teachers who were happy to answer any questions and are very knowledgable. -There was a snowstorm on the night of my second class, and I couldn't make it from work in time. Art let me move to the next cohort with no dramas at all. -Art is always available for questions, he got back to me within minutes whenever I asked him about something. Cons - This may not even be a con, but we jumped straight into the language and syntax. If you are a complete beginner to coding, you'll need to go over what a terminal is, what a shell is, and how enter things in the command line. I had dabbled a bit on Codecademy, but never really attempted to code for real and this was a bit disorienting at first. About 20 min of googling after the first class had me up to speed though. Overall a great class and would totally recommend if you want to start learning python.
Introduction to Python Programming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/24/2019
A good entry level class, a lot of material is covered and the potential of Python is clear. There were 2 professor, one much better than the other, both really nice guys and willing to give personal attention. The class could have been better structured and better paced. I liked that they do allow time for students to work on programs so a person can tell if they are getting it, this actually did not happen much in the third class and I could tell not many people were getting the material.
Introduction to Python Programming
Reviewed by Pammela S. on 10/4/2018
Art is terrific and very patient. He knows his material and stops to be sure all are following along. I would highly recommend this class to people interested in learning Python from scratch.
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