Python Data Structures
Tips and Tricks for cleaner, faster code
By James Powell
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: March 2015
Run time: 4 hours 1 minute

In this Python Data Structures training course, expert author James Powell covers the built-in data types in Python. This course is designed for beginning to intermediate Python users.

You will start by learning about data structures, including the dict type, problem statements, terms, and how to create a dict. From there, James will teach you how to interact with the set type, such as type constructing, comprehension, and indexing. Finally, this video tutorial covers list and tuple types, including the list type, how to create a list and tuple, and semantics.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have gained a solid understanding of the built-in data types in Python. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

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Very informative and helpful

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    Comments about oreilly Python Data Structures:

    The videos are well done and tought me many new tricks I didn't even know I needed. Well worth the time and money spent.

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    Fine course

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    Comments about oreilly Python Data Structures:

    I always take exception with people that complain about getting something different than what they thought they were buying. Did they not read the description? this is not a generic data structures course. It's a video series about data structures provided by the python language, and it does a very good job at covering that.

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    Will not teach you how to build your own data structures

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    Comments about oreilly Python Data Structures:

    I used this product to expand my python skills and possibly a promotion or better job. I was hoping that the course would teach me how to use internal and implement Python data structures. Instead, this book uses prebuilt data structures.

    The most notable caveat of the use of prebuilt data structures is that this course will not help you prepare for a job interview.

    If you are currently working with Python and you want to expand your Python skills, then you may be happy with this course. I am not.

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