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Python Programming - Working with Functions and Handling Errors

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Python Programming - Working with Functions and Handling Errors
  • Free

  • Channel 9

  • 2-3 Hours

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this free online course Python Programming - Working with Functions and Handling Errors you will learn about functions, how to create your own functions and how to use them. You will also learn about errors that can occur in your code. You will learn about using the try/ except statement to handle potential errors.

    The course begins by introducing you to functions and you will learn how to create your own functions and how to pass parameters into your functions.

    Next, you will learn about what type of errors you can get and about different methods for handling errors. You will learn about using the try/except statement to test pieces of code that may cause an error.

    This free Alison 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: You will need to have completed the previous courses on programming with Python: 'Programming Concepts with Python', 'Python Programming - Working with Numbers, Dates and Time', 'Python Programming - Working with Complex Decisions and Events' and 'Python Programming - Working with Lists and Files'.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Identify a function and where you use them.
    - Describe the process of creating a function.
    - Discuss the use of parameters in creating functions.
    - Explain the use of a try/ except function.
    - Discuss ways of testing code for errors.
    - Describe how to get information about an error that occurred.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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