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Python in 3 Hours

Python, Tutorial
Location: Portland 251 Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 36 ratings)

The tutorial is fast-paced and will develop your Python reading skills. You are encouraged to bring along a laptop and try the examples interactively during the session. Areas covered are as follows:

  1. Python syntax basics
  2. Program control flow
  3. Functions
  4. Exception handling
  5. Namespace concepts
  6. Object orientation
  7. Inheritance
  8. Modularity in Python
  9. Data structuring
  10. Formatting and I/O
  11. Access to the environment
  12. Python documentation

Don’t blink, or you’ll miss something in this action-packed presentation!

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Steve Holden

Holden Web LLC

Consultant, trainer and software designer of many years standing. Director of the Python Software Foundation and author of “Python Web Programming”, Steve has given many popular Python talks and classes over the years.

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