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Python Developer

Overview

Become a Python Developer

Python is the most popular programming language in the world. If you want to break into programming, this 100% online course will prepare you with the skills and techniques to become a Python developer. You will learn all about Python programming in this comprehensive course that covers introductory through advanced methods of Python and get coding quickly.

What to Python developers do?

Excellent Python developers earn great money because they are responsible for the planning, creation, deployment and testing of Python-driven systems. Their duties both include and exceed the coding process. They create the logic, structure and processing for applications that run on nearly every kind of device and serve an almost limitless variety of computing tasks.

What is the best way to learn Python?

A well-designed, organized course is the best way to approach the various tasks a developer performs. In this course, for example, you start with the basics of programming, including Python structure and syntax.

Can new Python developers get jobs?

Yes, entry-level Python developers get great jobs all the time. The key, experts say, is to build your presence as you build your skills. This can include networking in user groups, creating a blog or strong LinkedIn profile and building your own apps that people actually need, download and use. Experienced Python developers also recommend choosing a specialty within the vast Python ecosystem.

PYTHON is popular for emerging technologies like AI and data science

Python is used across nearly every digital platform. Its developer community has created a robust system of libraries - collections of pre-built code - that are used for specific domains like the web, artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific computation.

+ Features

Course Objectives

  • Learn how Python works and what it's good for
  • Understand Python's place in the world of programming languages
  • Learn to perform math operations with Python
  • Learn to work with Python sequences: lists, arrays, dictionaries, and sets
  • Learn advanced sorting
  • Learn to work with databases, CSV files, JSON, and XML
  • Learn to write object-oriented code in Python
  • Learn to test and debug your Python code
  • Learn to use regular expressions for pattern matching
  • Learn to use NumPy to work with arrays and matrices of numbers
  • Learn to work with pandas to analyze data
  • Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python programmer
  • Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
  • Become more confident in your ability to use the Python programming

How you will benefit:

  • Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python programmer
  • Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
  • Become more confident in your ability to use the Python programming language

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+ Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on a PC or a Mac.
  • Dual monitors are helpful but not required.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Anaconda (download and installation instructions are provided in course).
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

+ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however prior knowledge of any programming language is helpful.

+ Designed For

Job Outlook for Python Developers

  • According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), demand for software developers will increase by 22% between now and 2028. The BLS expects growth to be driven by an increase in mobile technologies and by an increase in devices run by software, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Python excels in both of these areas.
  • Python developers are well compensated. According to recruiting site DevSkiller.com, entry-level Python developers commonly command salaries that exceed $77,000. Experienced Python developers often earn over $100,000 including salary and bonus.
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Course Fee non-credit $1,095.00
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George Mason University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.
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