Learn Python 3

Learn the basics of Python 3, one of the most powerful, versatile, and in-demand programming languages today.

4.6 out of 5 stars
1,752,747 learners enrolled
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  • Time to complete

    Approx. 25 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites


About this course

If you’re looking for a programming language that’s flexible and easy to read, try learning Python. It’s one of the most popular languages today, and programming in Python is used for everything from web and software development to data science and analytics to quality assurance.

Skills you'll gain

  • Write Python 3 programs

  • Simplify the code you write

  • Take your skills off-platform


14 lessons • 12 projects • 12 quizzes
The platform

Hands-on learning

Don’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.
Animated demonstration of running code in Codecademy's learning environment

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Practice projects

Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.


Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.

Certificate of completion

Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.

Ratings & reviews from learners

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
    SAMSON O4 days ago
    The learning experience would definitely be better with real word examples!
  • 5 out of 5 stars
    Spencer G.4 days ago
    I came into the Python 3 course knowing nothing about coding, and thanks to the simple instructions and variety of resources offered on Codecademy I'm now confident in my understanding of the basics of Python!
  • 5 out of 5 stars
    Alex M4 days ago
    This course really does a good job at explaining the topics in a way that you can actually remember the material for a long time.
  • 4 out of 5 stars
    hh4 days ago
    Course is good. Feel like I learned Python. But some project miss the video solution or any kind of solution to check and compare.
  • 5 out of 5 stars
    arya naik4 days ago
    very user-friendly and great for beginner
  • 5 out of 5 stars
    Aygun Albayrak5 days ago
    Course is good but it lacks about practicing.

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Frequently asked questions about Python 3

  • Python is a powerful and flexible general-purpose language with many applications. Python 3 is the latest version of the language, and it’s great for new and seasoned developers alike. In fact, it’s one of the most popular programming languages in the world.