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    Class 1, Part 1. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In this section, Simeon will cover:
    - Getting started with the interactive interpreter
    - Types: Strings, Integers, Floats, Complex
    - Variables: Defining, Dynamic Typing, Strong Typing, Internals
    - Simple Expressions: Boolean Evaluation, Truthiness, Branching, and Block Structure

    **Get the courseware at http://bit.ly/oKn4M2
  • Advanced Container Types

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    Class 1, Part 2. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In this section, Simeon will wrap up with simple expressions and move on to advanced container types. He'll talk about lists as well as revisit strings.

    We'll be releasing a new video from this 4-day class each Friday, so stay tuned!

    **Get the courseware at: http://marakana.com/bookshelf/python_fundamentals_tutorial/index.html

  • More Container Types: Tuples, Dicts, and Sets

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    Class 1, Part 3. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In this section, Simeon will continue with container types, and cover Tuples, dictionaries, and sets.

    **Follow along, and grab the courseware at: http://bit.ly/mP1Wmj

  • Defining Functions

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    Class 1, Part 4. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught live at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In this conclusion to Class 1, Simeon will introduce you to functions in Python. He'll talk about:

    - Defining Functions
    - Arguments
    - Mutable Arguments and Binding of Default Values
    - Accepting Variable Arguments

    **Get the courseware at http://bit.ly/python-courseware

  • More on Functions

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    Class 2, Part 1. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In the beginning of class 2, Simeon will:
    - revisit argument declaration and passing
    - cover some common gotchas
    - talk about namespaces and scoping
    - reading/writing files

    **Get the courseware at http://bit.ly/oKn4M2

  • Builtin Filter Function

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    Class 2, Part 2. This video comes from Marakana's 4-day Python Fundamentals training course which Simeon Franklin taught at Marakana headquarters in San Francisco, CA in August 2011.

    In this quick session, Simeon is going to show you how to use the builtin filter().

    **Get the courseware at http://bit.ly/oKn4M2

Python Training – Getting Started with Python

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Python Fundamentals Tutorial

The example-driven Marakana Python courseware will walk you through the language itself, explain object-oriented as well as functional programming techniques, error handling, packaging, system and network programming, many of the Python extensions (libraries), as well as best practices.

Python Fundamentals Tutorial book

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