Basic Data Types in Python

Darren Jones

Darren Jones 18 Lessons 1h 27m
basics python

In this step-by-step course, you’ll dig into the basic data types that are built into Python.

By the end of this course:

  • You’ll learn about several basic numeric, string, and Boolean types that are built into Python.
  • You’ll see what objects of these types look like and how you can represent them.
  • You’ll get an overview of Python’s built-in functions, which are pre-written chunks of code that you can call to do useful things.

About Darren Jones

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With 20 years as a teacher of music technology, Darren is keen to bring his skills to the Python table.

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Participant Comments

Mallesham Yamulla on Jan. 26, 2020

It’s a fantastic refresher on Python Data types, I really learned a couple of new things from it and thanks for this tutorial.

tomspoors on March 15, 2020

An excellent overview, well-delivered, and in a soothing voice! Thank you, I learned a lot of useful things!

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