Introduction to the Python Language

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Python is more than just a programming language. It includes additional components which all work together as a holistic system. This lesson provides an introduction to some of these different components. Including the programming language itself. With the goal of introducing you to the Python programming language as a means of creating and controlling objects.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this lesson you’ll be familiar with the basic concepts of language syntax, the python interpreter, and code blocks.

Intended Audience

This lesson was designed for first-time developers wanting to learn Python. Existing developers may want to skip.

Prerequisites

This is an introductory lesson and doesn’t require any prior programming knowledge. However, conceptual knowledge of Python objects is recommended.

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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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