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Python Programming Level 2: Advanced Programming Techniques Course Outline

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Overview
In this Python training course, students already familiar with Python programming will learn advanced Python techniques.

This advanced Python course is taught using Python 3; however, differences between Python 2 and Python 3 are noted.

Class Prerequisites
Experience in the following is required for this Python class:
Basic Python programming experience. In particular, you should be very comfortable with:
Working with strings.
Working with lists, tuples and dictionaries.
Loops and conditionals.
Writing your own functions.

Experience in the following would be useful for this Python class:
Some exposure to HTML, XML, JSON, and SQL.

Course Outline

Classes and Objects
Defining Classes
The __init__ method
Keyword Arguments

Methods
Instance Methods
Adding Arguments to Instance Methods
The __str__ method
Static Methods
Class Methods
Properties
The Property Decorator
The Setter Method
Validation via the Setter Method

Inheritance
The DRY Principle Revisited
Single Inheritance
Sub-Classing Classes from Python Packages
Overriding Methods
Calling the Parent Method with super()
Multiple Inheritance
Method Resolution Order

The Importance of the Standard Library
High-Level Modules
Lower-Level Modules
Knowing How to Navigate in the Standard Library
Dates and Times
datetime Objects

Interacting with the OS
OS Information
Using pathlib
Listing All Hidden Files in Your Home Directory
Using the subprocess Module

Collections
Counters
defaultdict
ChainMap

Becoming Pythonic
Using List Comprehensions
Set and Dictionary Comprehensions
Comprehensions and Multiple Lists
Default Dictionary
Iterators
Itertools
One, and Back Again
Generators
Regular Expressions

Software Development
Debugging
Automated Testing
Test Categorization
Test Coverage
Writing Tests in Python with Unit Testing
Writing a Test with pytest

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Python Programming Level 2: Advanced Programming Techniques training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

For additional training options, check out our list of Python Courses and select the one that's right for you.

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Fee:  $995

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