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Quick Python 7: Easy Web Request

In this video, we write our first web request.

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Quick Python 6: Our First Data Pipeline

In this video, we use standard input and output in Python to process data piped to us from other applications.

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10 Minute Linux Crash Course – Everything You Need to Get Started Now

Some of us grew up clicking around in MS Paint on Windows. Others may enjoyed the luxurious interface afforded by Mac OS. Still others may have been stuck with nothing more than a cell phone, or even just a TI-84 calculator.

Regardless of your humble beginnings, I want to congratulate you on taking things to the next level by jumping headfirst into the world of Linux. Whatever your reason for dipping your toes in these waters, I’m sure you won’t regret it! Anyone involved with computers will almost certainly encounter Linux at some point in their career, so now is the time for you to get ahead of things and figure out how to use the dang thing!

All you’ll need is a little patience and about 10 minutes to get started! Read on.

Disclaimer: the video is 10 minutes, but the article may be a bit more verbose. 🙂

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Quick Python 5: Writing Files

In this video, we cover writing to files and discuss “write” mode vs. “append” mode.

Link to code: https://github.com/stephengrice/educa…

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Quick Python 4: Sipping from a File (Open/Print Contents)

In this video, we take a sip out of a file – just a quick skim, printing out the contents.

It’s a great skill that we’ll build on later.

Check out the source code here: https://github.com/stephengrice/educa…

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Quick Python 3: Error Handling (Actually pretty useful!)

In this video, we keep the user in line! With error handling, we can specify what type of input we’re expecting to receive. This basic skill will also be useful for countless other situations as you continue your Python journey.

Check out the source code here:

https://github.com/stephengrice/educa…

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Quick Python 2: Easy User Input

In this video, we find out how to get user input into our program – a huge advantage if you’re just starting out.

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https://github.com/stephengrice/educa…

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Quick Python 1: Your First Loop & Data Types

In this video, we get our feet wet and unlock a tiny bit of the enormous power Python offer with a simple for loop.

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≤90s: Install Python (Ubuntu)

In this video we make sure we have Python 3 installed on our Ubuntu Linux system.

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≤90s: Install Python (Windows 10)

In this video, we install Python 3 on Windows 10 in 90 seconds or less.