[python-uk] Online python training for non-programmers
Steve - Gadget Barnes
gadgetsteve at hotmail.com
Sun May 7 08:27:48 EDT 2017
On 05/05/2017 10:11, Thomas Guest wrote:
> We have some technical staff where I work who would like to learn how to
> use Python. These are people without a background in programming or
> computer science, including QA engineers, medical scientists, operations
> We're on the lookout for online training material which will help them
> learn both the language and the basics of computer science.
> Does anyone have any recommendations or thoughts?
> Thomas Guest
> python-uk mailing list
> python-uk at python.org
One suggestion that I would always make is to make consider a start with
If you would like to put together some basic python learning with
assessments that are targeted for the specific people or skill sets then
the Jupyter nbgrader, (https://github.com/jupyter/nbgrader), is well
worth a look as you can generate notebooks that allow students to answer
the assignments, in code, and mark the tests manually, automatically and
For good, not free, books I can strongly recommend Python 101 & Python
201 - both by Michael Driscoll
https://www.blog.pythonlibrary.org/buy-the-book/ in various formats.
(Disclaimer: I was one of the 637 backers on the Python 201 kickstarter
Steve (Gadget) Barnes
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