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Just Enough Python for Apache Spark

This course begins with a basic introduction to values, variables, and data types. It then progresses into conditional and control statements followed up with an introduction to methods, functions,...

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$1,000 USD GSA  $906.80
Course Code JEPFAS
Duration 1 day
Available Formats Classroom
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This course begins with a basic introduction to values, variables, and data types. It then progresses into conditional and control statements followed up with an introduction to methods, functions, and packages. The course concludes with an overview of collections, classes, and tuples. Depending on specific needs and availability, additional topics can include functional programming, a review of various string and utility functions, and exception handlings.

Skills Gained

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Navigate the Python documentation
  • Employ basic programming constructs such as conditional statements and loops
  • Use function and classes from existing libraries
  • Create new functions and classes
  • Identify and use the primary collection types
  • Understand the breadth of the language's string functions (and other misc utility functions)
  • Employ basic exception handling
  • Describe and possibly employ some of the key features of functional programming

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for anyone that needs to learn "just enough Python" to begin working with Apache Spark

Prerequisites

Some experience in a structured programming language such as Javascript, C++, or R is helpful

Course Details

Additional Notes

All ​participants ​will ​need ​:

  • a ​laptop ​with ​updated ​versions ​of ​Chrome ​or ​Firefox ​(Internet ​Explorer ​and ​Safari ​are ​not ​supported) ​
  • ​an ​internet ​connection ​which ​can ​support ​use ​of ​GoToTraining. ​​GoToTraining ​is ​the online ​platform ​via ​which ​the ​class ​will ​be ​delivered and ​prior ​to ​attendance, ​each ​registrant ​will ​receive ​GoToTraining ​log-in ​instructions. For ​more ​information ​and ​to ​confirm ​​​your ​​​computer ​​​can ​​​run ​​​GoToTraining
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