On Demand (eLearning)

The Basics of Python

APR 01 - Dec 31, 2021

Online

DATE

APR 01 - DEC 31

2021

TIME

9:00 AM - 6:59 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

3.5 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration closed on

Dec 31, 2021

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Learn the basics of the popular programming language used by analysts and data scientists.

Python has a unique culture and has built a community that values its core philosophy, expressed as a series of aphorisms, including simple is better than complex, readability counts, and now is better than never. This CPA Ontario introductory course covers the fundamentals of Python where you will learn everything from initial setup to writing a basic program with built-in data types, loops and conditionals.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain underlying philosophy of Python and the features of the programming language
  • Understand the basics of the program so you can create and import a module into Python
  • Use different data types
  • Apply the different sequence types
  • Understand and use the collection and Mapping Types in Python
  • Construct loops and conditionals
  • Write a Python program to reverse user input

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Beginner Python developers, and developers with experience in other languages looking to start programming in Python.

PRICING

$201.60 Personal Passport

$201.60 Organization Passport

$201.60 Member

$201.60 Student

$201.60 Public

Status: Registration closed on Dec 31, 2021

LOCATION

Online

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Keith Wright has been teaching computer courses since 1993. Currently, he teaches courses in Linux, Perl, Python, project management, Solaris, system administration, and web development. In addition to working as an instruction he is a technical editor, and has independently published more than a dozen applications.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

This is an online session. This course is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once registered, you can access the material at any time.

However, you will only have access to the course for 30 days after REGISTRATION closes.

To access the course please visit our BlackBoard site, and log-in using the same login and password used for the Registration Portal.

Please allow at least four hours after registration for the seminar to appear on your BlackBoard page.

Registration, cancellation, withdrawal and all other CPA Ontario PD Seminar policies can be found here.