Core Python Tutorials Artwork

Functional Programming in Python

Dan Bader

Dan Bader 32 Lessons 1h 25m
advanced python

In this course, you’ll learn how to approach functional programming in Python. You’ll start with the absolute basics of Functional Programming (FP). After that, you’ll see hands-on examples for common FP patterns available, like using immutable data structures and the filter(), map(), and reduce() functions. You’ll end the course with actionable tips for parallelizing your code to make it run faster.

You’ll cover:

  1. What functional programming is
  2. How you can use immutable data structures to represent your data
  3. How to use filter(), map(), and reduce()
  4. How to do parallel processing with multiprocessing and concurrent.futures

About Dan Bader

Dan Bader

Dan is the Chief Python Nut at Real Python. He helps Python developers take their coding skills to the next level with Python tutorials, books, and online training.

» More about Dan

Each tutorial at Real Python is created by a team of developers so that it meets our high quality standards. The team members who worked on this tutorial are:

« Browse All Courses