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Title : 6.189 A Gentle Introduction to Programming Using Python (MIT)

Description : This course will provide a gentle introduction to programming using Python™ for highly motivated students with little or no prior experience in programming computers. The course will focus on planning and organizing programs, as well as the grammar of the Python programming language. Lectures will be interactive featuring in-class exercises with lots of support from the course staff. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

Fromsemester : January IAP

Fromyear : 2008

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Date : 2008-06-26T10:01:08+05:00

Relation : 6.189

Language : en-US

Subject : Python

Subject : introduction to programming

Subject : how to think like a computer scientist

Subject : control flow

Subject : lists

Subject : strings

Subject : tuples

Subject : objects

Subject : mutability

Subject : scope

Subject : dictionaries

Subject : web search

Subject : recursion

Subject : branching and repetition

Subject : structuring programs

Subject : debugging programs

Subject : data structures

Subject : teamwork

Subject : modularity

Subject : incremental programming

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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