Python for Beginners: Data Structures

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Recognize lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries in Python

Store and manipulate data within data structures

Use built-in Python methods to solve a real-world problem

2 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

This Guided Project "Python for Beginners: Data Structures" is for individuals who are new to programming and want to learn the basics of Python data structures. In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn about lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries and how to use them to solve real-world problems through a student performance analysis short project. This guided-project will cover the learning objectives of understanding the basics of lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries in Python, learning how to store and manipulate data in these data structures, and becoming familiar with the differences between the various data structures. This project is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Python data structures in a beginner-friendly format. In order to be successful in this project, you will need prior knowledge of basic Python concepts and basic mathematical operations. Familiarity with control structures in Python such as for loops and if statements is an important prerequisit to this course.

Skills you will develop

  • Python Dictionaries

  • Python Listst

  • Python Sets

  • Python Programming

  • Data Structure

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Identify Python Lists

  2. Recognize and Work with Python Sets and Tuples

  3. Create a Dictionary and Modify Elements

  4. Practice task - Filtering list of dictionaries.

  5. Manipulate Data for Analysis

  6. Use Python Methods to Visualize Data

  7. Challenge: Food Recommendations

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Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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