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Learn to Program: The Fundamentals

Behind every mouse click and touch-screen tap, there is a computer program that makes things happen. This course introduces the fundamental building blocks of programming and teaches you how to write fun and useful programs using the Python language.

Start Date: Aug 01, 2013 Topics: Python


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This course provides an introduction to computer programming using Python. Topics include elementary data types (numeric types, strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries and files), control flow (if, for, while), functions, modules, objects, methods, fields and mutability.


  • Dates: Aug 01, 2013 to Aug 01, 2013
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Paul Gries, Jennifer Campbell
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Python

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