Development Course

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This comprehensive course is designed to provide a solid foundation in computer programming using Python, one of the most versatile and widely-used programming languages in the world. Whether you're a beginner with no prior coding experience or looking to enhance your skills, this course offers an engaging and practical introduction to the world of programming.


Computer programming

• Introduction

• History of Computer Programming

• Introduction to Python

• Introduction to programming and Python

• Installing Python and an Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

• Writing and running your first Python program

• Variables and data types (integers, floats, strings, Booleans)

• Basic input and output

Control Flow

• Conditional statements (if, elif, else)

• Loops (for and while loops)

• Using lists and basic list operations

• Working with dictionaries and sets

• Functions and Modules

• Defining and using functions

• Function parameters and return values

• Scope and namespaces

• Introduction to Python modules and libraries

File Handling

• Reading and writing files

• Working with different file formats (e.g., text, CSV)

• Exception handling (try, except)

• Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)

• Introduction to OOP concepts

• Creating classes and objects

• Class attributes and methods

• Inheritance and polymorphism

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