Mastering Python

Get to grips with Python best practices and advanced tools to design, distribute, and test your programs.

Course Description

This course takes you on a journey from the basics of operating in a Python development environment through to advanced topics and master-level techniques. It presents you with a guide to Python and its standard library, focusing on language and library elements that are particularly useful for tool authors and system programmers.
We start off with the basics to set up a functioning environment, creating packages, and running them on the command line. Through our journey, we'll highlight the major aspects of managing our Python development environment, handling parallel computation, and mastering asynchronous I/O for improved performance of our system. Finally, we'll learn the secrets of metaprogramming and unit testing in Python arming you with the perfect skillset to be a Python expert.
Mastering Python will get you up to speed in everything from basic programming practices to high-end tools and techniques that will help you set apart as a successful Python programmer.

Learning Outcomes
Build Python packages to efficiently create reusable code
Become proficient at creating tools and utility programs in Python
Use the Git version control system to protect your development environment from unwanted changes
Harness the power of Python to automate other software
Distribute computation tasks across multiple processors
Handle high I/O loads with asynchronous I/O for smoother performance
Take advantage of Python's metaprogramming and programmable syntax features
Get to grips with unit testing to write better code, faster

This course is a step-by-step tutorial with each section covering a distinct topic enhanced with discussions and examples; the topics have a wide variety ranging from the basics and fundamentals of Python to advanced power skills.

Who is this course intended for?

If you are a programmer who is familiar with the basics of Python and you want to broaden your knowledge base to develop projects better and faster, this course is for you. Learn the best practices and advanced techniques in Python to produce useful code with ease, just like an expert!

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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