Learn Python 2
Learn the basics of the world’s fastest growing and most popular programming language used by software engineers, analysts, data scientists, and machine learning engineers alike.
1,847,179 learners enrolled
Time to completeApprox. 25 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Python is a general-purpose, versatile and popular programming language. It’s great as a first language because it is concise and easy to read, and it is also a good language to have in any programmer’s stack as it can be used for everything from web development to software development and scientific applications.
Syllabus20 lessons • 9 projects • 9 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
Tip CalculatorIn this project, we're going to practice syntax in Python so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? You've done a great job so far on your quest to learn Python. Let's build something to solidify your newfound knowledge.
Python Mad LibsIn this project, we're going to practice inputs and print in Python so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Being able to take inputs and print results is a key part of programming.
Area CalculatorIn this project, we're going to practice functions and conditionals in Python so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Ever wanted to automate your math homework? Time to build something in Python that does just that.
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