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Python module Y199
Python - Fast Start
Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module Y199. This topic is presented on public courses %dj%, Intermediate Python

For experienced programmers (but new to Python) and for delegates self-taught in Python too, this module whisks the delegates through the underlying structure of common constructs in the language, shows them the "Python way", and picks up on any fundamental gaps in their initial knowledge.
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Examples from our training material
fast1   Fundamentals of Python - variables and output
fast2   Fast start example 2 - inputs and strings
for1   for loop
if1   If, elif and else
kwlist   What are the keywords in Python?   Sample data file used in source examples   base and subclasses, decorator, data from file, factory
while1   While loop
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Topics covered in this module
What is Python, versions, implementations.
Code structure and Fundamentals.
Conditionals and loops.
Introduction to lists and Tuples.
Everything's an object.
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