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Learn Python in 2021

Learn Python in 2021

Python is one of most popular programming languages in the world, and there is a great demand for professionals with ability to apply Python programming to drive business solutions across industries. Here are some of the popular resources for learning python.

Python.org

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Python Software Foundation’s official website is also one of the richest free resource locations. This is the website you can come back to for clarifying anything that might seem new and unfamiliar. If you’re a student who uses a standard textbook, Python.org will serve as an indispensable resource to solidify all your concepts. It can be an excellent thing if you’re preparing for exams.

Some of the micro-sites worth checking include an index of standard library functions, a Wiki page, and an extender module for C/C++ users. The wiki is also an excellent resource to avoid beginner’s errors.

Learn Python — Full Course for Beginners [Tutorial] by FreeCodeCamp

This course is also available on Youtube, it will take you through all the core concepts in Python. From installing Python and writing Hello World to OOP principles in Python in less than 5 hours.

Python For Everybody

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Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. We offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.

This course will teach about Python3 programming from ground zero you don't need to any prior knowledge of programming.

"Python for everybody specialization" contains 4 more courses

  • Python Data Structure
  • Using Python To Access Web Data
  • Using Databases With Python
  • Capstone Project

All these courses can be accessed for free by using the free-to-audit feature in Coursera. But then you will not be able to get the certificates or participate in kind of assignments unless you pay.

Real Python

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If you want to learn Python for free without having to read boring book modules, Real Python offers the best one-stop resource online.

You don’t have to register on the website, but it might be helpful to subscribe to new blog posts. All topics have been arranged methodically and with detailed, step-by-step explanations. You can easily practice them on your own Python interpreter console.

The most intuitive part of the website is a search function where you can quickly find tutorials on any topic of your choice. In the following screen we have some excellent results for DevOps. No matter if you want to do web development, machine learning, cloud computing or data analysis, this website simply rocks for everything Python.

It seems the “free” buck really stops with Real Python. Or does it? Wait, we have a bonus learning web resource for Python that you must check out.

Python For Data Science and AI

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This is beginner-friendly introduction to Python programming. In this course you will learn

  • Build your first program in python
  • Learn about python fundamentals
  • Become familiar about functions, objects and classes in python
  • Gain career skills in world's most popular programming language.

Google's Free Python Class

For this course you need some programming experience, this course contains Video lectures, written tutorials and lots of Python coding exercises.

The first exercises work on basic Python concepts like strings and lists, building up to the next exercises, which are full programs dealing with text files, processes, and http connections.

Google itself uses Python for a lot of its projects. And, these materials are generally used within Google to teach Python to people who have just started coding or have little programming experience.

The best part of this material is that lecture videos are available on Youtube. Hence you don’t need any other account. It also teaches you to set up your own Python development environment, which does produce initial challenge but great for the long run.

Microsoft's Free Python Course

This course is called Introduction to Python: Absolute Beginner, which is a free course to learn Python, taught by Eric Camplin, Senior Content Developer.

This course will teach you Python in Jupyter Notebooks, an online browser-based coding editor for Python, which means you don’t need to install Python. It’s a 5-week course with 3 to 4 hours of study every week.

This course is also part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Entry-Level Software Development, which is also free. You only need to pay when you need a certification.

SoloLearn

If you prefer a modular, crash-course-like learning environment, SoloLearn offers a fantastic, step-by-step learning approach for beginners. You have to register on the website first.

All new concepts are introduced in an iterative fashion and build on the previous module lessons. There are quizzes at the end of each module. In fact, it might be helpful to begin your Python journey with SoloLearn. Once you have mastered the key concepts, it would be easier to consolidate them on Python’s official website.

Introduction to Scripting in Python Specialization

This course is is intended for beginners who would like to master essential programming skills. Through four courses, you will cover key programming concepts in Python 3 which will prepare you to use Python to perform common scripting tasks. This knowledge will provide a solid foundation towards a career in data science, software engineering, or other disciplines involving programming.

Each course ends with a practical project utilizing Python scripting skills. The introductory projects will focus on typical core scripting problems such as processing dates and finding differences in similar files.

Later in the specialization, you will learn to work with data stored in files to do sports analytics and data visualization. These projects include reading historical data on baseball, computing statistics from this data, and analyzing the results. Finally, the specialization culminates in a project where you will import economic data from the World Bank, process that data, and visualize this data overlaid on a world map.

Python for beginners

It’s another popular online course platform, which probably has the biggest collection of online courses on earth. There are a lot of free courses on Udemy. If you wanna learn from a bootcamp then you can also check this out, on sales you can buy this course for around $10.

Learn Python 3 from Scratch

Learn Python 3 for free with this interactive course, and get a handle on the most popular programming language in the world.

Join an interactive journey through the syntax and functionality of Python. The course begins by exploring the basic building blocks before moving on to higher-level concepts such as functions and loops. Fun quizzes and coding challenges will accompany you along the way to help enforce all the concepts covered in the course.

By the time you're done, you'll have the skills you need to create your own basic applications in Python 3.

Hackr.io

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This is not an exclusively Python tutorial website but houses a collection of different courses (both free and paid). As of now, there are sixty-seven free courses on Python, so you can easily find one that will suit your requirements. Many of these courses are for advanced learners, but there are plenty to learn for beginners as well. Apart from Python, you can also learn about related course materials including Django framework, machine learning and data analysis.

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