Python introduction for developers (Wellington)

Wednesday, 23rd Jun 2021
9am start
$760.00 per person (excl. GST)

About the course

Python was designed with a simple syntax. Clean, readable code is the norm in Python, not the exception.

Join us and discover why we like Python. This course covers basic syntax and the Python ecosystem, with special emphasis on features that may be surprising to non-Python developers.

Course outline
  • Python as a Language
  • Data Types (numbers, strings, lists, dictionaries, tuples, misc)
  • Conditionals
  • Simple Functions
  • Names and Values
  • Scope
  • Loops
  • Idiomatic Python
  • Why Python – benefits & use cases
  • Gotchas
  • Modules
  • Exceptions
  • Classes/objects
  • Standard library
  • Selection from i) string formatting mini language ii) packaging, iii) more advanced classes/objects
  • Practical exercise

Note: These are the topics normally covered but might alter slightly depending on the needs of the attendees.

Target audience

Those who already program in other languages and want to learn  how Python works and what can be done with it.


Familiarity with at least one other programming language is required.

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