Python Programming

Python is a powerful and popular object-oriented scripting language. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the core syntax and functions provided by Python, including full coverage of its object-oriented features. The course also explores some of Python's powerful APIs and techniques, including file handling, XML processing, object serialization, and Web services.


4 days



  • At least 6 months programming experience
  • Familiarity with OO concepts would be an advantage

What you'll learn

  • Writing clean Python code
  • Working with functions and objects
  • Working with text and regular expressions
  • Handing exceptions
  • Manipulating files and XML data
  • Working with web services

Course details

Getting Started with Python

  • Overview of Python
  • Installing Python
  • Getting ready to develop

Python Language Fundamentals

  • Overview of core Python syntax rules
  • Simple data types and variables
  • Object essentials
  • Flow control

Working with Functions

  • The benefit of functions
  • Writing and calling functions
  • Passing parameters

Exception Handling

  • Overview of exceptions in Python
  • Handling exceptions
  • Raising exceptions
  • Design issues


  • Overview of collections in Python
  • Lists
  • Tuples
  • Sets
  • Dictionaries

Strings and Regular Expressions

  • Overview of strings in Python
  • Basic string manipulation
  • Introduction to regular expressions
  • Using regular expressions in Python

Classes and Iterators

  • Defining classes
  • Instance variables
  • Iterators
  • Creating and initializing objects

File Handling

  • Overview of file handling in Python
  • Reading and writing text files
  • Working with binary files
  • Streaming and serializing Python objects

XML Processing

  • XML essentials
  • Parsing XML documents
  • Searching for XML content
  • Generating XML data

Web Services

  • Overview of Web services
  • Implementing Web services using Python
  • Caching
  • Compression
  • Handling redirects