OT: Ideas for a first course using Python

Roy H. Han starsareblueandfaraway at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 14:14:51 CET 2008


Ishwar,

You might want to focus on applications of Python.

For example, you might have a few lectures on web development using
mod_python, scientific computing using numpy, windows scripting using
win32com and GUI development using wxPython and wxGlade.

Roy

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 7:50 AM, mikhail.savitsky at gmail.com <
mikhail.savitsky at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Feb 22, 2:20 am, Mike Driscoll <kyoso... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 21, 4:48 pm, ishwar.rat... at gmail.com wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > Sorry to butt in but I am shopping for some ideas.
> >
> > > I am interested in putting together a programming course for non-
> > > programmers (outside the computer science domain) based on Pyhton. I
> > > envision the course
> > > similar to ones that used old-Basic interpreter.
> >
> > > Any one out there has such a course (already designed) or has some
> > > experience
> > > of such a course?
> >
> > > What could be a list of topics to be addressed in such a course
> > > (domain), other
> > > than the language syntax?
> >
> > > -ishwar
> >
> > This guy's been doing it for a while now as a college course:
> http://mcsp.wartburg.edu/zelle/python/python-first.html
> >
> > Mike
>
> You might want to take a look at
>
> http://swc.scipy.org/lec/unified.html
>
> It is superb and fits nicely your description.
>
> HTH
>
> Mikhail
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