In this course, I will teach you fundamental coding skills using the Python programming language.
I believe that anyone should learn how to code.
Coding / Computation is all around us and you will understand more of the world around you if you know how to code. It is not my intention to make everyone a software developer, but coding is a skill like reading and writing. And it can be a lot of fun as well.
In this first lesson of my free video course: Learn how to code with Python, you will write your first python program. You may think that the program isn’t much, but actually, it is a big step to get code to run for the first time in a new programming language. It is also kind of a tradition that whenever you are introduced to a new language you start with printing a message to the screen, that says: “Hello World!”.
In this lesson, I show you how you can work with text. Text in programming lingo is also referred to as a string. And a string can be described as a group of characters. A character can be a letter, a number, a space, a comma, a point, a hash (#), etc.. So far, so good …