Introduction to Python

Introduction to Python

  • 14/10/2020 - 16/10/2020
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Course details

methodology course | level: intermediate | register now
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affiliation: University of Antwerp


Abstract

Over the past few years, Python has become one of the most popular and user-friendly programming languages in the world. It is a fast and powerful open-source language with a clear and easily understandable syntax. Proficiency in Python is not only a valuable tool in any field of data science but also a major asset on the labor marked.

- Introduction to the concept of programming

- Installing Python & running python scripts in an IDE

- Variable assignment & basic data types (integers, floats, bools, strings, lists, dictionaries)

- Arithmetic

- String operations

- List operations

- Dictionary operations

- Conditional statements

- Loops

- IO & file handling

- Functions

- Classes

- Installing & amp; importing packages

- Common beginner errors & how to handle them


Prerequisites


Background readings


Fee

Free for junior researchers in FLAMES affiliated institutions


Venue

Campus Groenenborger
Groenenborgerlaan 171 2020 Antwerpen

Date Morning Afternoon
14/okt Z522 Z522
15/okt Z421 Z445
16/okt Z446 Z446


Instructor

Nicolas De Neuter


– Introduction to the concept of programming

– Installing Python & running python scripts in an IDE

– Variable assignment & basic data types (integers, floats, bools, strings, lists, dictionaries)

– Arithmatics

– String operations

– List operations

– Dictionary operations

– Conditional statements

– Loops

– IO & file handling

– Functions

– Classes

– Installing & importing packages

– Common beginner errors & how to handle them