Chapter 1: Python Basics

In this chapter, we are going to learn how to define variables in Python and what are the main data types.

1Variables and data types

2Say hello to the world

3Create your first variable

4Numeric operations


6Filtering out the participants

7Working with strings

8DNA strings


10Exercises with collections

About this course

This free and interactive course is designed to guide you through the basics of Python programming. The course covers most of the topics to get you started, including the basics of programming, working with packages like NumPy or Pandas for data manipulation, making human-readable plots, and working with data in different formats.

About me

My name is Ruslan Klymentiev and my primary area of specialization is Data Science. I feel passionate about computational modeling, post-rock, and hiking.