Python Programming - Working with Complex Decisions and Events - Revised

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Learn how to work with complex decisions and events using Python programming.
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  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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This course will teach you about creating and using if statements, and checking multiple conditions using elif statements. By studying this course Python Programming - Working with Complex Decisions and Events, you will also learn about creating and using for loops and while loops, and the mistakes that can happen when creating and using loops.

The course starts off with introducing you to if statements which are used to check conditions and make decisions with your code, along with teach to use constraints when checking your if statements, different ways to write an if statement and using the else statement for when the if statement in not true. You will be taught about adding to an if statement to check multiple conditions with the elif statement. You will also be shown how to order elif and if statements for your code to work correctly, and how to combine conditions with the logic operators and & or.

The next topic the course delve into is loops where you will learn about loops and how to create a for loop. You will learn about nesting loops in loops and using a variable as the condition in the loop. The course will teach you about accessing the loop values and manually assigning values for each step in the loop. You will then learn about creating and constructing while loops. Finally, you will learn about how a while loop functions and the difference between using a for and while loop as well as mistakes that can happen when using loops in your code.

This course will be of great interest to those learners who wish to get started in programming and improve their ability to write programs using the Python programming language. Prerequisites: It is recommended that you complete the previous two courses on programming with Python: 'Programming Concepts with Python' and 'Python Programming - Working with Numbers, Dates and Time'.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Identify an if statement and explain its usefulness in coding.
  • Describe the constraints used for constructing if statements.
  • Identify an elif statement and explain its differences to a standard if statement.
  • Explain the use of logic operators and & or in your if statements.
  • Describe the use of Loops in your code.
  • Explain how to import the turtle library for drawing on screen.
  • Identify the process in constructing a for loop.
  • Describe the use of for loops versus while loops.
  • Explain the process for constructing a while loop.
  • Identify issues that can occur when using loops in programming.


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