Created by:  Wesleyan University

  • Bill Boyd

    Taught by:  Bill Boyd, Visiting Associate Professor and Visiting Scholar

    Quantitative Analysis Center
Commitment4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 457 ratings

This is a great course that teaches you the basics of python. I plan on taking more python courses at a higher level, but this was a nice way to get my feet wet in a new language.

A really good course for beginners.

Good basic course. I may have missed it but there was no discussion of libraries or more importantly where to find them until week 3. I keep using 'import xyz' but not really knowing what it was doing. I finally found the library and documentation pages that were talked about in week 03. this seems a good place to actually LOOK at them but I think they should be mention with the first excersise in week 01... "here we put in 'import xyz'. this has many many functions in it that allow us to shorten the work that we do."

In week 03 we open the documentation file and a library file to see how to navigate those (especially the documentation files)

Good catching up with the basics.