[Lynda]Learning Python

What you will learn

  • Installing Python
  • Choosing an editor or IDE
  • Working with variables and expressions
  • Writing loops
  • Using the date, time, and datetime classes
  • Reading and writing files
  • Fetching internet data
  • Parsing and processing HTML

About this specialization

 

Python—the popular and highly readable object-oriented language—is both powerful and relatively easy to learn. Whether you're new to programming or an experienced developer, this course can help you get started with Python. Joe Marini provides an overview of the installation process, basic Python syntax, and an example of how to construct and run a simple Python program. Learn to work with dates and times, read and write files, and retrieve and parse HTML, JSON, and XML data from the web.