I think you are right that this would not fit in a day, especially with the web application portion. The interesting thing about Python is that it is such a regular and straightforward language that students pick up the basic concepts fairly quickly. The web app part might need to be a separate course though.
Thanks for your feedback.
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Josh Berkus <[address removed]>
On 02/27/[masked]:26 AM, Asim Jalis wrote:That looks more like a week-long course to me. Certainly it would be
> I am planning a Python For Beginners course for March, if there is an interest
> in this. If you are interested in getting updates when it is finalized drop me
> an email.
> The goal is to take someone not familiar with Python and make them productive in
> it by the end of the day.
> My current thought is to cover these topics:
> - Python hello world
> - Python data types
> - Python collections
> - Python control statements
> - Object-oriented programming
> - Writing web applications with flask
> Thoughts? Any feedback would be great.
impossible to cover in one day.