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January 16th, 2019 9:30 AM   to   5:00 PM

Who: For those interested in learning the fundamentals of Python with an emphasis on the skills GIS users would benefit from learning.

What: An introduction to thinking in a Pythonic way covering the fundamentals of the language and putting you in good stead for our Python for QGIS course.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Installation, Executing Scripts, Using the interpreter
  • Imports, Functions, Indentation, Variables
  • Strings, if condition
  • Lists, Looping
  • Sorted function, Tuples
  • Dicts, Reading and writing files, Extra: Using with context manager,  Unicode Errors Simply Explained
  • File System, Errors and Exceptions, HTTP (optional)
  • Introduction to classes
  • Installing packages via pip (python -m pip)
  • Postgres using psycopg, Python psycopg2 & PostGIS

When: Python Essentials is a 1 day course running on the 16th of January from 9:30am until 5:00pm.

Where: Training will take place at The Waterfront on Welsh Back, Bristol, BS1 4SB, just a 15 minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Station.


The Waterfront
Welsh Back
Bristol, BS1 4SB
United Kingdom

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1 Kensington Gore,

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 3116