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TCC free classes: The Python programming language

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This free, non-credit, low-pressure course series is an introduction to programming in the Python language. Python is a recent, general-purpose, high-level programming language. It is free, object-oriented, very clear and readable, runs just about everywhere, and has interfaces to almost everything. For more information, see the Python page in the TCC help system.

Meets every Tuesday 4:00--4:50pm in Speare 116; same content repeated Thursdays 5:30--6:20pm in Speare 116.
Schedule for Fall 2011
Date Subject
Sep. 6, 8 Overview: what can Python do for you?
Sep. 20, 22 Numeric and string operations
Sep. 27, 29 Sequence types: lists and tuples
Oct. 4, 6 Dictionaries; branching; scripting
Oct. 11, 13 Functions; input/output; import and modules
Oct. 18, 20 Introduction to objects
Oct. 25, 27 Object example; special methods
Nov. 1, 3 Exceptions; list comprehensions; iterators
Nov. 8, 10 Numeric and scientific packages
Nov. 15, 17 The Tkinter graphical user interface part I
Nov. 22, 24 No class: Thanksgiving break
Nov. 29, Dec. 1 The Tkinter graphical user interface part II
Dec. 6, 8 The Tkinter graphical user interface part III

Additional topics in this series will be determined based on demand. For up-to-date scheduling information, see the Message of the day.

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Last updated: 2011/10/16 01:27:34 UT
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