15 Free Resources to Learn Python Online

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1. Codecademy
Being one of the most popular programming languages, people are spoilt by choice of guides and tutorials. Code Academy is one of the best online Python courses for beginners who want to learn both programming basics and Python syntax.

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2. Learn Python
Everything starting from “Hello, World” and up to data science and decorators is covered in this free online Python course. Get detailed instructions and exercises here. If you fail, click on solution to see the right answer.

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3. Google’s Python Class
If you have a bit of experience in coding, stick to the program offered by Google. Google’s Python class is a free online resource with written materials, videos, and tasks to get better understanding of this programming language.

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4. DataCamp
DataCamp, a leader in data science education, generously offers two free Python courses. The first one is dedicated to deep learning in Python; it includes 17 videos and 50+ tasks. The second course focuses on Python in data science. Here “you will learn about powerful ways to store and manipulate data as well as cool data science tools to start your own analyses.”

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5. Udacity
This free Python course is made for beginners in the sphere of software development, so you have to know what loops, if statements and functions are. The program lasts about 6 weeks. It includes rich learning content and interactive quizzes.Students also get access to a support community.

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6. Udemy
There are 30+ free online Python courses available on Udemy. But the price of paid courses is also affordable, so you can choose the tutorial according to your needs and requirements. Tests, tasks, and subtitles available!

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7. Alison
Get an idea what Python programming is in just 3-4 hours with this classes from Khan Academy. Learn how to use the PyScripter IDE for the Python programming language, how to create a function and implement an If Else statement, how to use variables in For loops and While loops, etc.

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8. The Python Tutorial
This is an official website for Python developers, both complete newbies and experienced senior engineers. Here you can find a complete tutorial to get understanding of basic concepts and features of the Python language and system.

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9. Python Challenge
If you’ve already got some skills in Python coding, challenge yourself with these Python riddles! All in all, there are 33 levels. Get ready with warming up activities 🙂

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10. Tutorials Point
Get an online Python tutorial on TutorialsPoint for free. To start the course you should have understanding of some basic programming concepts. Short intro to Python history, syntax and basic operators as well as advanced topics and additional resources are here at your disposal.

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11. Python Spot
ythonSpot is the place where both beginners and advanced developers can learn this programming language for free. Here you will find a complete Python 2 and Python 3 tutorial with simple explanations and examples.

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12. Online Python Course for Beginners by MIT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers to study Python for free with the best mentors. Here you will find out how to think computationally, what the simple algorithms are and how to debug your code.
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13. Full Stack Python
If you are a middle or a senior Python developer, you might find this resource interesting. Enjoy reading blog and newspaper with Python-related issues.

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14. Crash into Python
Crash into Python or Python for Programmers in 3 hours is a series of slides and documents for studying this language. Make sure you know basic terms of programming before diving into this course as it is meant for those who want to shift from other programming languages.

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15. Talk Python Podcast
Python is on air! If you don’t feel like reading books about Python, enjoy listening to the podcasts about Python tricks, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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Feel like reading more? Check out these Telegram channels for developers. Or you can also watch Youtube videos about programming.

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