Course Data

Course name: Python for Programmers
Course length: 4 days
Remote: Yes
Open course: Yes
In-house: Yes
Course ID: PPE
Price: See registration link
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Course Dates

Location Date Registration
Leipzig September 27 - 30, 2022
Remote September 27 - 30, 2022
Leipzig February 14 - 17, 2023
Remote February 14 - 17, 2023

Python for Programmers

Intended Audience

This course is designed for participants with (some) programming experience. Have you written programs in Java, C# or even Basic, or FORTRAN? Even if you haven’t written any code for several years, this course is for you. A basic understanding of programming is required. Terms such as variable, data type or loop should be familiar.

Course Content

The course offers a practical overview of all basic Python features. These are the training topics:

Basics and Datastructures

  • Short introduction to JupyterLab

  • Python syntax

  • Statements and expressions

  • Control flow

  • Loops

  • Overview of data types

  • List and tuples

  • Dictionaries

  • Sets

Procedural and object-oriented Programming

  • Functions

  • Generators and iterators

  • Classes

  • Inheritance

  • Operator overloading

  • Exception handling

  • Input / output

Project and Background Knowledge

  • Small Python project

  • Modules and Packages

  • Names and objects

  • Namespaces and scoping

Practical Applications and Libraries

  • Text processing

  • System functions


The participants can follow all steps directly on their computers. There are exercises at the end of each unit providing ample opportunity to apply the freshly learned knowledge.


We use our online programing system that contains all needed software. There is no need to install any additional software. A modern internet browser and a decent internet connection will be enough.

Hardware for Open In-Person Trainings

For open trainings at our teaching center you can use your own laptop. Alternatively, we provide teaching computers. Please let us know if you need one in your registration form.

Course Material

Every participant receives comprehensive materials in PDF format that cover the whole course content as well as all source code.

How to contact us:
Python Academy & Co. KG
Zur Schule 20
04158 Leipzig / Germany
Tel:+49 341 260 3370
Fax:+49 341 520 4495
How to contact us:
Python Academy & Co. KG
Zur Schule 20
04158 Leipzig / Germany
Tel:+49 341 260 3370
Fax:+49 341 520 4495