Learn Data Structures and Algorithms with Python
Learn what data structures and algorithms are, why they are useful, and how you can use them effectively in Python.
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Time to completeApprox. 40 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
Prerequisites1 courseWe suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn Data Structures and Algorithms with Python:
- Learn Python 3
About this course
At the backbone of every program or piece of software are two entities: data and algorithms. Algorithms transform data into something a program can effectively use. Therefore, it is important to understand how to structure data so algorithms can maintain, utilize, and iterate through data quickly.
Syllabus37 lessons • 6 projects • 30 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Towers of HanoiIn this project, you will use your knowledge of stacks to create a game that emulates the famous mathematical puzzle, Towers of Hanoi.
BlossomUse a Hash Map with a separate chain of Linked Lists to store the language of flowers. For every flower, save its meaning with Blossom!
A Sorted TaleHelp the owner of a whimsical bookshop in his quest to sort books in a variety of different manners.
Meet the creator of the course
Alisha is a Senior Instructional Designer in the computer science domain at Codecademy. Alisha majored in Computer Science and minored in Ethics at the University of Rochester, where she gained experience as a Teaching Assistant. Before joining Codecademy, she taught STEM concepts to secondary students, including as the Lead Algebra Teacher at a Brooklyn charter school.
Alisha GramaSenior Instructional Designer, Computer Science at Codecademy
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