Introduction to Python

Summer Course, Washington University in St. Louis, Political Science, 2019

Material for 2019 WashU summer course “Introduction to Python” available on Github.

Tentative Schedule

  • Each day’s material will be posted the morning of the class, at the latest
  • Homework due (last commit) before class
Day01Mon. 8/05Syntax 
Day02Wed. 8/07ClassesHW1 assigned (due Mon. 8/12)
Day03Fri. 8/09Exception handling 
Day04Mon. 8/12ScrapingHW2 assigned (due Fri. 8/16)
Day05Wed. 8/14Text 
Day06Fri. 8/16APIsHW3 assigned (due Wed. 8/21)
Day07Mon. 8/19SQL 
Day08Wed. 8/21Sorting & RecursionHW4 assigned (due Mon. 8/26)
Day09Fri. 8/23Advanced Data StructuresHW5 assigned (due Mon. 8/26)
  • Course materials created by Matt Dickenson with slides added by Betul Demirkaya and changes over the years made by Dave Carlson, Michelle Torres, Erin Rossiter, and myself. Prior versions of the course can all be found on GitHub.