Intro to Python


Python is one of the most popular and in-demand programming languages in the world — largely because of how readable and versatile it is. If you’re interested in learning Python, this free, introductory course will demonstrate how learning to code in Python could benefit your career. No previous programming experience is required.

From analyzing large datasets to building web applications, Python can be used for a variety of projects including:

  • Writing scripts for automating tasks
  • Web development
  • Collecting data from websites (also known as “web scraping”)
  • Scientific and numeric computing
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Machine learning

Python is also a useful skill applicable to roles across a wide range of industries, including:

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Marketing
  • IT
  • Retail

This course is an introduction to our Boot Camps, which combine data analysis and machine learning to prepare learners for careers such as data analysts, financial analysts, data scientists, and more.

This Try It is offered in support of the Coding Boot Camp and Data Analytics Boot Camp with The University of Texas at Austin. If you enroll in this Try It, your learner data will not be shared with The University of Texas at Austin unless you enroll in the Coding Boot Camp or Data Analytcs Boot Camp.

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