Python Basics Exercises: Conditional Logic and Control Flow

Martin Breuss
Martin Breuss 37 Lessons 1h 38m basics python

In Python Basics: Conditional Logic and Control Flow, you learned that much of the Python code you’ll write is unconditional. That is, the code doesn’t make any choices. Every line of code is executed in the order that it’s written or in the order that functions are called, with possible repetitions inside loops.

In this course, you’ll revisit how to use conditional logic to write programs that perform different actions based on different conditions. Paired with functions and loops, conditional logic allows you to write complex programs that can handle many different situations.

In this video course, you’ll use the following:

  • Boolean comparators: ==, !=, <, >, <=, >=
  • Logical operators: and, or, not
  • Conditional logic: ifelifelse
  • Exception handling: tryexcept
  • Loops: for, while
  • Control flow statements: break, continue

Ultimately, you’ll bring all of your knowledge together to build a text-based role-playing game. Along the way, you’ll also get some insight into how to tackle coding challenges in general, which can be a great way to level up as a developer.

This video course is part of the Python Basics series, which accompanies Python Basics: A Practical Introduction to Python 3. You can also check out the other Python Basics courses.

Note that you’ll be using IDLE to interact with Python throughout this course.

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Martin likes automation, goofy jokes, and snakes, all of which fit into the Python community. He enjoys learning and exploring and is up for talking about it, too. He writes and records content for Real Python and CodingNomads.

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