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My Python Journey: PyLadies Amsterdam
Transcript of My Python Journey: PyLadies Amsterdam
12 Feb 2014
Next: Learn Python the Hard Way
* Zed Shaw
* Online Available
*Learn how to use Python on your PC
Follow some online courses: Coursera
* Learn how to program the fundamentals
*An Introduction to interactive programming in Python
Next: Become a coach
Major Pro: You'll learn how to explain rather difficult things to other people. Talk more 'tech'.
The Journey Begins: Codecademy
Do It Yourself!
"Learn the fundamentals of programming to build web apps and manipulate data"
A bit misleading
Use Codecademy to get started and learn the very basics of programming.
YOU WILL LEARN PYTHON!!
Zed Shaw: With this book, you will do the incredibly simple things that all programmers do to learn a programming language:
Go through each exercise
Type in each sample exactly (no copy & paste!)
Make it run.
Nice feature: Statement of Accomplishment
Learn to Program the Fundamentals:
- Twice a year
- Python 3
- Intended for total beginners
- Better understanding of how applications work
Interactive Programming in Python
* You'll learn nice Mini-projects like 'Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock' (BBT)
*Basics of building simple interactive applications
Read a Python Book
Become a coach
Do It Yourself
By Lieke Boon
(Video "Code Stars")