Python Bootcamp for Beginners

Starting June 10

Mondays & Wednesdays 

6:30 - 8:30 pm US Pacific Time

No programming background necessary 



Are you brand new to coding? Want to see how fun and easy it can be? This introduction to programming with Python course offers a step-by-step walk-through, from a basic idea to translating that idea into code, and everything in between.

Don't worry about making mistakes! Python uses simple syntax, has an easy learning curve, and is a very forgiving language. Gain a new skill or complete a task by the end of each module, and, by the end of the course, you will be programming in Python! You also learn basic principles which can make it easier for you to learn other programming languages in the future.

Course Schedule

  • Course Duration: 3 weeks (8 sessions)
  • Mondays and Wednesdays except week of June 24th (Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu)
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm US Pacific Time each day
  • June 10 - 27, 2019
  • Check local date and time for 1st session

What are the prerequisites?

  • No prerequisite is required.
  • Even if you do not have programming background you will be able to take this course and learn Python.

Course Outline


Part I: Getting Started.

  • Chapter 1: Introducing Python.
  • Chapter 2: Getting Your Hands on the Keyboard: Using Help, Interactive Mode, and IDLE.
  • Chapter 3: Basic Elements and Syntax.
  • Chapter 4: Grand Tour of the Python Language.
  • Chapter 5: Working Like a Programmer.

Part II: Building Blocks.

  • Chapter 6: So This String Walks into a Bar.
  • Chapter 7: Counting Your Way to Fun and Profit.
  • Chapter 8: Processing Lists and Tuples.
  • Chapter 9: Diving into Dictionaries.

Part III: Structures.

  • Chapter 10: Staying in Control.
  • Chapter 11: Fun with Functions.
  • Chapter 12: Building Applications with Modules and Packages.
  • Chapter 13: Getting Classy.
  • Chapter 14: Introducing New-Style Classes.
  • Chapter 15: Feeling Exceptional.
  • Chapter 16: Tackling Some Advanced Features.

Part IV: Libraries.

  • Chapter 17: Using Python’s Primary Services.
  • Chapter 18: Processing Text.
  • Chapter 19: Digging into Disk Data.
  • Chapter 20: Accessing the Internet.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

  • Chapter 21: Ten Critical Python Idioms.
  • Chapter 22: Ten Great Resources.

Learning Objectives

  1. Python Introduction
  2. Python History
  3. Python Keywords, Variables, And Data Types
  4. Python Operators
  5. Python Programming: Flow Control+
  6. Python If Else Statement
  7. Python For Loop
  8. Python While Loop
  9. Python Break And Continue Statements
  10. Python Programming: Functions+
  11. Python Functions
  12. Python Function Arguments
  13. Python Recursive Functions
  14. Python Modules
  15. Python Packages
  16. Python Programming: Native Data Types+
  17. Python Numbers
  18. Python Lists
  19. Python Tuples
  20. Python Strings
  21. Python Sets
  22. Python Dictionary
  23. Python Programming: OOP+
  24. Python Object And Class
  25. Python Inheritance
  26. Python Multiple Inheritance
  27. Python Operator Overloading
  28. Python Programming: File Handling+
  29. Python Files I/O
  30. Python Directory Management
  31. Python Exception Handling
  32. Python Programming: Advanced Topics+
  33. Python Iterators
  34. Python Generators
  35. Python Closures
  36. Python Decorators
  37. Python @Property