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Re: [python-189] Python For Beginners

From: Asim J.
Sent on: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:59 PM
Hi Josh,

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.

Asim

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Josh Berkus <[address removed]> wrote:
On 02/27/[masked]:26 AM, Asim Jalis wrote:
> Hi,
>
> 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.

That looks more like a week-long course to me.  Certainly it would be
impossible to cover in one day.

--Josh


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