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Introduction to Python for Developers

Master the fundamentals of programming in Python. No prior knowledge required!

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What is Python and why use it?

Learn all about Python a versatile and powerful language, perfect for software development. No prior experience required!

Learn the fundamentals

Perform calculations, store and manipulate information in variables using various data structures, and write descriptive comments describing your code to others.

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Use comparison operators in combination with for and while loops to execute code based on conditions being met, enabling a fully customizable workflow.
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    Introduction to Python

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    Discover the wonders of Python - why it is popular and how to use it. No prior knowledge required!

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    What is Python?
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    The benefits of Python
    50 xp
    Use-cases for Python
    100 xp
    How to run Python code
    50 xp
    Working with Python files
    50 xp
    Python as a calculator
    100 xp
    Advanced calculations
    100 xp
    Variables and data types
    50 xp
    Naming conventions
    100 xp
    Checking data types
    100 xp
    Working with variables
    100 xp
    Checking and updating conditions
    100 xp
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Data Engineer in Python

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Associate Python Developer

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Python Programming Fundamentals

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