Introduction to Python

These video tutorials and PowerPoint slide resources are from the Digital Skills & Training Team‘s “Introduction to Python” self-enrol course for all members of the University of Edinburgh. If you’re a member of the University more information about the course, including how to self-enrol can be found on the page Python – online courses.

 

Introduction to Python

The video tutorial playlist “Introduction to Python” includes a series of videos covering the following topics:

1.1 Background to the Python programming language; Logging into Noteable (Jupyter notebooks) and downloading the course materials; Overview of Jupyter notebooks commands. The demo video at 3:45 shows how Python can be used to program an automonous car: OpenCV Python Neural Network Autonomous RC Car video on YouTube

1.2 Variables; Variable types; Casting types (convert a variable to a different type); Arithmetic operations, including order of precedence

1.3  Comparison operators; Logical operators; Strings; Printing; Placeholders; Commenting

The second half of the playlist provides an introduction to Python course Notebook 0 in Noteable. Including a walk through the solutions to the Introduction to Python course Notebook 1 in Noteable.

The video tutorials work through: Lists, Dictionaries, Sets, If Else, Loops, Functions, and Classes. And again the presenter takes you through the solutions to the Introduction to Python course Notebook 2 in Noteable.


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