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Python 1: Foundational Python for Beginners

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

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Python is a powerful, popular programming language that gets used for just about everything: basic coding, graphics processing, machine learning, AI, web scraping, data analysis, and much more.

Python’s easy-to-read syntax makes it a great introduction for people who are new to coding, and the large library of open-source modules make it easy to start making useful code right away.

This workshop offers an introduction to basic Python concepts that will help you get coding in no time – no previous programming experience required!

Topics include:

  • Writing and running scripts in Python
  • Data types
  • Variables and Functions
  • Calculations in Python
  • Control flow
  • Data structures
  • Python’s Standard library

Workshop Information
Workshop ManualManual
AudienceAnyone interested in learning the basics of coding using Python


April 5
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT
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2257 College Library
600 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States


Primary Trainer
Harsh Shrotriya
Assisting Trainer
Anna Staresinic

Note: Workshops may only be attended by students currently enrolled at UW-Madison. Faculty, staff, and former students are not eligible to attend STS sessions.