This class is postponed until after the New Year, check back here for the new dates, first class will meet in late January.
Intro to Python
Get Started Coding by Learning the Fastest Growing and Easiest Programming Language
The Nevada County Tech Connection is offering a free introductory course in Python programming this fall! Learn a foundational programming language underpinning the modern web. Whether you are a high school or college student or a full time worker seeking to expand your skill set, this course will be a valuable resource.
This course is an introduction to the programming language that’s used by software engineers, analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, and web developers, to name a few. The applications are endless – robotics, AI, natural language processing, big data, etc.
You can start programming with Python quickly because it’s easy to learn, readable, and runs on almost any computer.
Python is popular! As the world’s fastest growing language, it has replaced Java as the most popular programming language being taught at colleges and universities.
Many businesses, large and small are run with Python. In fact, it’s been an important part of Google since the company’s beginning. Google has contributed many modules that are free for anyone to use. That means you don’t have to invent everything yourself.
Learn coding with this free class in Nevada City!
You could learn Python online for free or for a fee with some online courses.
But Nevada County Tech Connection has a free class to get you started quicker. There’s nothing better than learning a new skill with a face-to-face teacher, a teacher who’s an experienced software engineer, who will teach you, guide you, and be available to help you along the way.
Intro to Python is a twice a week course lasting two months. The first class meets November 11th from 7-8:30 pm and attendance is mandatory for all students. Most classes meet on Monday and Wednesday but the second day of class is on a Thursday, Nov 14th. Intro to Python meets Nov 11, 14, 18 and 20. Thanksgiving week is off, and resumes on Dec 2, 4, 9 and 11.
While the course itself is free there is a $15 fee to register and save a space in the class.
Brian Gunnison is an Engineer and a Software Developer with over 30 years of experience developing products from robots, consumer electronics, and medical equipment. He has a BSEE from Cal-Poly SLO and taught himself C++ after writing assembly language for five years. He is an expert in embedded systems, firmware, and Python. He is currently a Development Engineer designing microfluidic products for automated instrumentation. Brian’s hobbies are playing guitar and music production
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