Using the class of a module

Lesson Details:
June 29, 2020


I: Introduction

I believe that the most important thing in the study of a programming language is generalization. It is a skill that serves a student well in any field of study, including programming.

As a programmer, you will spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to solve a particular problem. You have to learn to start with a general definition of your problem and then work down to the particulars. In my experience, this is a very powerful, and often overlooked, tool.

This post will be aimed at people who are starting from scratch with python. I am going to assume that you have no experience with programming or with python. I am also going to assume that you don’t know what variables, functions, loops, etc are. This post will do its best to teach you those things without assuming that you already know them. I assume that you are coming into this with no programming background at all, or that you have some basic knowledge of other programming languages.

Here is the outline for this post:

I: Introduction

A: Learn basic python programming for beginners

II: Body

A: Using the class of a module

III: Conclusion

I: Introduction

When learning a new language, it is important to understand why you are learning it. So let’s ask ourselves what we want out of python. Personally, I like python because it is simple enough that I can write relatively complicated programs quickly, but complex enough that I can do interesting things with it. The primary reason I like python is that it allows me to be lazy instead of writing small scripts to automate tasks I could do manually. Because I am lazy, I like linters. Linters help me catch stupid mistakes (like missing periods) before they cause me problems (like failing test). Because I like linters, I like PEP8 which is the official Python style guide. Here are the main things that I’m looking for in python:

Simple syntax that can be read by either humans or machines (e.g. code formatting)

Good standard library to provide functionality that I need frequently (e.g. linting)

Linters to catch dumb mistakes before they cause problems (e.g. linting)

Third-party libraries to extend functionality beyond what is included in the standard library (e.g. Django)

A large collection of open source libraries so that I can easily reuse code written by other people (e.g. PyPI)

I hope that’s clear enough. Now that we have an idea of what we are looking for, let’s look at why you should learn python. Here are some reasons why it is good to learn python:

1) It’s easy to learn Python for beginners, because there are lots of resources available for it. You can read books about it or watch videos about it on YouTube. There are even free online courses available if you want to go that route. This post is one way to learn Python for beginners. If you want something more structured to follow along with as you read this tutorial, check out Learn Python The Hard Way on Udemy. This three part course will take you from beginner to intermediate level Python developer in about 10 hours of video lectures and hands on exercises. One of the nice things about this course is that it gives you the option of doing the exercises live in a virtual environment and interacting with other students and instructors as you go through the course material and exercises. If you know someone who has some experience teaching classes and wants to try their hand at teaching some Python material for free or for a fee, then this would be a great way to get started with teaching online classes and create some passive income for yourself as well as help others learn Python programming too! (edit: this course is no longer available). 2) If you know Python, then it will be relatively easy for you to pick up other languages such as Ruby or Java or whatever else people use these days because they all seem to borrow significant concepts from one another and share similar syntax and semantics (similarities between different languages). For example: if you know how to write a hash table in Ruby, then it shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to figure out how it works in python because both languages use similar syntax and operate on similar data structures. 3) Learning Python is a great way to prepare for a future as a Data Scientist or Machine Learning Engineer! In fact, if you learn Python now, you have a head start on learning R or Matlab later when you want to do those kinds of things. 4) Python has been around since 1991 so it has a massive community behind it that will support you as long as you support them by contributing back to the community by answering questions on StackOverflow or blog posts on your own blog or whatever else you can think of! 5) Python is extremely popular among developers these days making it the perfect language for landing your first job as a software engineer! 6) Python is used at companies like Google, Facebook, Instagram, Spotify, Quora, Dropbox, Mozilla, NASA, IBM, Yahoo!, CERN, etc…just to name a few! This means that if you learn Python now, there will always be opportunities for you in the future! 7) It is easier to learn a language when you already know a related language! Once you know one language, it becomes much easier to learn another one because all of the concepts are similar and it becomes easy to connect the dots between them! If you already know JavaScript, it makes it much easier to learn Python because they share many similarities! 8) Python is fun! If something is fun, then you won’t get bored with it and thus want to quit doing it! 9) If you have been playing around with Arduino boards lately and want to learn how to program them from scratch without having to write C/C++ code then Python is a great place to start! 10) Learning Python helps improve your overall problem solving skills because once you have learned how to program in Python then every time you have a problem to solve you have two choices: 1) Solve your problem manually using your own brain power or 2) Write a program in Python that solves your problem automatically! If your solution involves more than one step then your program should be able to repeat the same process over and over again without requiring intervention from a human being! The more times you can program your solution instead of manually doing it yourself, the better your overall problem solving skills become! 11) Learning Python teaches you how computers actually work underneath the hood instead of just teaching you how they appear in an IDE (Integrated Development Environment)! This is important because when something goes wrong with your software then knowing how computers work underneath the hood will help you debug your problem quickly and efficiently without having to rely on someone else’s solutions! 12) The next time someone calls you an idiot because “you don’t know anything about computers” because you aren’t able to fix their computer over the phone or over chat or whatever other scenario might come up where people feel entitled enough to call other human beings idiots, then just tell them “No thanks, I write my own software and don’t just fix other people’s problems for them!” 13) Programming also helps improve your mental health mainly because debugging often involves thinking outside of the box and slightly altering your original plan in order to get things working correctly (if they don’t work correctly at first). Sometimes this means adding some extra steps in your plan and other times this means taking some steps away from your original plan depending on what kind of bug or issue has arisen! 14) It doesn’t matter if other people think programming languages are boring because chances are if they think that then they probably haven’t tried any programming languages themselves! Every time anyone tells me that they hate math and/or physics I wonder if they would say that if they took higher level math courses or learned how quantum mechanics works? Probably not! 15) Programming teaches many useful life skills such as patience , determination , focus , persistence , creativity , etc… 16) If you are looking for ways to make money online then learning Python could be the key for helping you achieve your goal since there are many websites available online where people pay money for custom software development projects done in Python! 17) Not only do programmers have high earning potential but they have low burnout potential! This is because programmers love what they do so they don’t get burned out easily! 18) It doesn’t matter what kind of job you have now because everyone will need programmers in the future so learning how to program will help ensure your financial stability

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