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Python Beginner's Challenge Gauntlet

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Run the gauntlet of Python lab challenges that increase in difficulty but are suitable for Python beginners. This course is comprised entirely of lab challenges for you to assess your ability to solve problems using the Python programming language. The challenges are meant to reinforce what you've learned and to provide practice problems to hone your skills. Each challenge is focused around a single task allowing you to cross off bite-sized challenges whenever you can find the time. Cloud Academy provides a web-based integrated development environment for you to complete the challenges in. Simply start a challenge and everything is ready for you in your browser.

Assessed Topics

The challenges assess your ability in the following topics relevant to Python beginners:

  • String manipulation
  • String functions
  • Lists
  • Loops
  • Conditions
  • Arithmetic operators

Intended Audience

This course is intended for beginner Python developers.


You must have some experience with Python to succeed in this course. If you want to gain experience with Python, the following content is recommended before attempting the course:

  1. Introduction to Python  
  2. Python for Beginners  


If you have any feedback or suggestions relating to this course, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com 

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About the Author

Logan Rakai, opens in a new tab
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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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