Writing Idiomatic Python

What programming idioms are unique to Python? This course is both a short overview for people coming from other languages as well as an introduction for programming beginners to the idiomatic practices within Python.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • How to access and interpret The Zen of Python
  • How to set up a script
  • How to test truth values
  • How to swap variables in-place
  • How to create Pythonic for loops

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About Martin Breuss

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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