Programming

PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python

Learn how to design, write, debug, and run programs encoded in the Python Language

By Cisco Networking Academy in collaboration with OpenEDG Python Institute

Learn Python, the Language for IoT

How great would it be to write your own computer program? Or, design a web or desktop application that millions of people could enjoy? Both are a possibility if you learn how to code in Python. Python is the very versatile, object-oriented programming language used by startups and tech giants, Google, Facebook, Dropbox and IBM. Python is also recommended for aspiring young developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and Internet-of-Things. Once you complete this course, you are ready to take the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python programming. No prior knowledge of programming is required.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Problem-solve using an algorithmic approach.
  • Understand programmer's work in the software development process.
  • Gain knowledge on how a program is executed in a computer environment.
  • Prepare for the PCAP–Python Certified Associate Programmer Certification.
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Length: 
70 hours
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Level: Intermediate
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Learning Type: Instructor-led, Online self-paced
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Achievements: Certification Aligned
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Languages: English, Polski, Español

Coursework

5 Modules
Practice Labs
Chapter Quizzes
Final Exams

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