Intro to Python (repeat session)

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Anthony DeBarros of The Wall Street Journal
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 12 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Mattie Silks
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

New to Python or programming in general? This class will start with a walk-through of Python basics such as variables, data structures and logic before exploring practical tasks including web scraping.

Speaker Bios

  • Anthony DeBarros is Data News Editor in the Washington, D.C., bureau of The Wall Street Journal, covering trade, politics, the economy and demographics. Before joining the WSJ, Anthony spent more than 25 years with Gannett, including 15 as a data journalist at USA TODAY. He also led product development for DocumentCloud. Last year, No Starch Press published his first book, “Practical SQL: A Beginner’s Guide to Storytelling with Data.”

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    New to Python or programming in general? This will start with a walk-through of Python basics such as variables, data structures and logic before exploring practical tasks including web scraping. https://github.com/anthonydb/python-get-started