Introduction to Python

Even though there are several programming languages available for Data Science (R, Julia, Scala, Java, MATLAB…), Python has established itself as the main choice due to its simplicity, availability of libraries, and support from the developer community, among other reasons.

In this course, we will cover the main features of Python, its syntax, data types, control structures, and built-in functions, as well as some of its built-in libraries.

Course content

  • Introduction to Python
  • Jupyter notebooks
  • Variables
  • Operations with variables
  • Data structures
  • Built-in functions
  • Control structures
  • Functions
  • Libraries
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

Duration: 8-15 hours