Python Programming Level 2: Advanced Programming Techniques Course Outline
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.
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.
Classes and Objects
The __init__ method
Adding Arguments to Instance Methods
The __str__ method
The Property Decorator
The Setter Method
Validation via the Setter Method
The DRY Principle Revisited
Sub-Classing Classes from Python Packages
Calling the Parent Method with super()
Method Resolution Order
The Importance of the Standard Library
Knowing How to Navigate in the Standard Library
Dates and Times
Interacting with the OS
Listing All Hidden Files in Your Home Directory
Using the subprocess Module
Using List Comprehensions
Set and Dictionary Comprehensions
Comprehensions and Multiple Lists
One, and Back Again
Writing Tests in Python with Unit Testing
Writing a Test with pytest
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