Adults and Teenagers
Learn the fundamental programming concepts using Python whilst creating a working music library application
Understanding what computer programming is all about and where Python fits in.
Understanding how computers execute a program. Using a variety of "unplugged" activities to reinforce learning.
Basic Programming Concepts
Hands-on working through the basic concepts of programming in Python – objects, identifiers, types, operators, lists, loops, decisions, modules and functions.
Understanding how to approach building an application from scratch.
Building the application bit-by-bit.
Building a User Interface
Displaying the music library nicely on the screen. Getting the user to select albums and tracks.
Testing and exception handling
Testing the application and dealing with errors
Playing the Music
Playing your selected track using a third-party library.
Prices depend on location and start around £160 (£120 concs). See individual dates for details.
Skills you should have before you attend
Skills you will pick up in the course
Key skill categories
- Python programming
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to
- Apply fundamental programming principles to new programming tasks.
- Combine a variety of self-written and third-party modules to create a working application.
- Demonstrate good programming disciplines such as commenting and exception handling in their coding.