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Why Learn Intermediate Python?

Feeling comfortable with the basics of Python? Intermediate Python 3 is a stepping stone to take your skills to the next level. This course will provide you with the knowledge to make your Python code cleaner, more efficient, and more manageable. We’ll also dive under the hood of fundamental concepts that will deepen your understanding of the Python language.

Take-Away Skills

This course is a deep dive into the inner workings of some of Python’s most popular features to teach you how to use the language’s unique features to get closer to becoming a Python expert.

While completing Learn Intermediate Python 3, you’ll learn about:

  • The various ways to utilize functions to create cleaner and more manageable code
  • The core pillars of one of the most popular programming paradigms - Object-Oriented Programming
  • How Python iteration works under the hood and how to create custom iterators using generator functions
  • How to use specialized Python collections as alternatives to Python’s general-purpose built-in containers
  • How to better manage resources using context managers
  • How to use the Python Unittest library to test complex applications

Note on Prerequisites

We recommend that you complete Learn Python 3 before starting Learn Intermediate Python 3.

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  1. 1
    Learn about what is new in the Intermediate Python 3 course!
  2. 2
    Use the full potential of Python function arguments! Learn about the different ways to work with the Python unpacking operator.
  3. 3
    Learn about how Python stores names and the scoping rules that apply to them!
  4. 4
    Dive deeper into the unique ways to utilize functions to create cleaner and more efficient software!
  5. 5
    Learn to utilize one of the most popular programming paradigms - Object-Oriented Programming!

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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