Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
Two introductory workshops, A & B. March 16th and 23d, 2020 at Newburgh Free Library.
This is practical programming for total beginners!
If you've ever spent hours renaming files, updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells, or entering data, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you?
In these two introductory while powerful workshops, you'll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand-no prior programming experience required. Once started at this facilitated workshop you will be able to finish this amazing course at your own pace, and become a high performer in all these essential real life routine. You will learn the basics of programming, while creating Python programs that effortlessly perform useful and impressive feats of automation that:
- Search the Web and download online content (Web Scraping)
- Update and format data in Excel spreadsheets of any size
- Working with PDF and Word Documents
Free yourself to spend your time where it counts. Even if you've never written a line of code, you can make your computer do the grunt work. Learn how in Automate the Boring Stuff with Python.
total beginners or developers who wants to learn Python from scratch