Course description

If you want to get started programming in Python, you are going to LOVE this course! This course is designed to fully immerse you in the Python language, so it is great for both beginners and veteran programmers! Learn Python as Nick takes you through the basics of programming, advanced Python concepts, coding a calculator, essential modules, creating a "Final Fantasy-esque" RPG battle script, web scraping, PyMongo, WebPy development, Django web framework, GUI programming, data visualization, machine learning, and much more!

We are grateful for the great feedback we have received!

"This course it great. Easy to follow and the examples show how powerful python can be for the beginner all the way to the advanced. Even if the RPG may not be your cup of tea it shows you the power of classes, for loops, and others!"

"Good course even for non-programmers too."

"It's really well explained, clear. Not too slow, not too fast."

"Very thorough, quick pace. I'm learning A TON! Thank you :)"

"Good explanation, nice and easy to understand. Great audio and video quality. I have been trying to get into Python programming for some time; still a long way to go, but so far so good!"

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Programming basics
  • Python fundamentals
  • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
  • Web scraping
  • PyMongo (MongoDB)
  • Web Development
  • Django Web Framework
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) Programming (PyQt)
  • Data visualization
  • Machine learning


This course is fully subtitled in English!

Thank you for taking the time to read this and we hope to see you in the course!

Who this course is for:
  • This course was designed for students with little to no programming experience
  • Developers familiar with Python can take their knowledge to the next level!
  • Students who go through the course can expect to walk away with a comprehensive understanding of Python

Requirements:

  • Download Python (FREE)
  • Setup PyCharm or some other IDE (FREE)
  • Download various open source packages to follow along with the tutorials


What you'll learn:

  • Install Python
  • Setup an IDE
  • Use programming fundamentals to build a calculator
  • Use advanced Python concepts to code a RPG
  • Find additional packages to expand the functionality of Python
  • Install essential modules
  • Code an app for web scraping
  • Create a NoSQL database using PyMongo
  • Create web apps using Web.py
  • Django web server setup
  • Live troubleshooting

Course curriculum

  • 2
    Programming Basics
    • What is a number?
    • What is a string?
    • String manipulation
    • Boolean operators
    • What are lists in Python?
    • Dictionaries
    • What is a variable?
    • Built-in Python functions
    • Defining functions
    • Implementing arguments into a function
    • Default arguments
    • Keyword arguments
    • Infinite arguments
    • Return values
    • If-else statements
    • For and while loops
    • Importing modules into a Python script
    • Project #1 - Building a calculator
  • 3
    Advanced Python Concepts
    • PEP guidelines
    • Breaking out of while loops
    • Continuing while loops
    • Classes & objects
    • Instance variables
    • Class & instance variables
    • How to add comments to your code
    • Importing modules from relative paths
  • 4
    Project #2 - RPG Battle Script
    • RPG setup
    • Creating our character
    • Additional utility classes
    • Enemy instantiation
    • Using magic
    • Turning our magic into a class
    • Healing our player
    • Adding items
    • Implementing different item types
    • Better HP view
    • Adding members to our party
    • Working HP bars
    • White space in HP & MP
    • Enemy HP bar
    • Multiple enemies pt.1
    • Multiple enemies pt.2
    • Enemy artificial intelligence
  • 5
    Additional Python Resources
    • Reading and writing files in Python
    • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
    • Using Virtualenv to create a virtual environment
    • PyPI - the Python Package Index
  • 6
    Essential Modules - Requests
    • Introduction to Requests
    • HTTP GET variables
    • Pillow the image processing library (PIL)
    • Posting data
    • Posting JSON
    • Headers
  • 7
    Project #3 - Web Scraper
    • Beautiful Soup
    • Parsing our soup
    • Directional navigation
    • Project #3: Image scraper
    • Improvements to our web scraper
  • 8
    Project #4 - Getting Started with PyMongo
    • Introduction and setup
    • Inserting documents
    • Bulk inserts
    • Counting documents
    • Multiple find conditions
    • Datetime and keywords
    • Indexes
  • 9
    Project #5 - Web Development Project Using Web.py
    • Introduction and simple example
    • HTML templates
    • Building a MVC
    • Importing static files
    • Setting up a register form
    • Posting data to web.py
    • Creating users
    • Hashing passwords
    • Login logic
    • Web.py sessions
    • Logout functionality
    • Posting microblogs
    • Retrieving post objects
    • User settings and updating Mongo
    • Relative datetimes
    • Making our post dates pretty
    • Adding post comments
    • Image uploads and avatars
  • 10
    Project #6 - Django Web Framework
    • Django project setup
    • Creating our blog app
    • Setting up the admin site
    • URLs and views
    • HTML templates
    • Dynamic template data
    • Single post page
    • Implementing bootstrap
    • Static files
    • Template inheritance
    • Post images, multi level templates, and more
  • 11
    Project #7 - GUI Programming with PyQt
    • Installation and 1st program
    • Declarative interfaces
    • Event handling in QML
    • Qt layouts, buttons and labels
    • QLineEdit
    • QPushButton clicked
    • Setting QLabels text
    • Calculator project setup
    • QGridLayout
    • Programming buttons
    • Button event handling
    • Evaluating queries
    • Finishing up
  • 12
    Project #8 - PyQt Web Browser
    • QTabWidget
    • Interacting with tabs
    • QWebEngine implementation
    • Switching tabs
    • Setting up our web address bar
    • Updating tab text
    • Updating tab icons
    • Back, forward and reload functionality
    • Updating the address bar
    • Style sheets
    • Qt key shortcuts
    • QtSplitter and section wrap up
  • 13
    Project #9 - Data Visualization
    • Installing matplotlib
    • World population graph
    • Adding labels and custom line color
    • Multiple lines and line styling
    • Configuring the graph
    • Lets make pie (charts)
    • Letting Pandas make data simpler
    • Using Panda's data for pie charts
    • Bar charts part 1
    • Bar charts part 2
    • Bar charts part 3
    • Custom legend
  • 14
    Project #10 - Speech Recognition & AI
    • Introduction to machine learning
    • Feedback sounds with PyAudio
    • Recognizing our speech
    • Making our program speak back
    • Parsing speech
    • Making our AI useful
    • Creating the illusion of consciousness
    • Speaking from it's own brain
    • Getting more answers

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Joseph Delgadillo
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