Introduction to Sorting Algorithms in Python

Liam Pulsifer
Liam Pulsifer 9 Lessons 1h 3m intermediate

Sorting is a basic building block that many other algorithms are built upon. It’s related to several exciting ideas that you’ll see throughout your programming career. Understanding how sorting algorithms in Python work behind the scenes is a fundamental step toward implementing correct and efficient algorithms that solve real-world problems.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • How different sorting algorithms in Python work and how they compare under different circumstances
  • How Python’s built-in sort functionality works behind the scenes
  • How different computer science concepts like recursion and divide and conquer apply to sorting
  • What Big O notation is and how to use it to compare the efficiency of different algorithms

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About Liam Pulsifer

Liam is a software engineer and avid Pythonista. When he's not writing code to automate all of his daily tasks, you can often find him running, playing basketball and tennis, reading, or eating good food.

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