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Strings and Character Data in Python

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey 19 Lessons 1h 48m
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In this course, you’ll learn about working with strings, which are objects that contain sequences of character data. Processing character data is integral to programming. It is a rare application that doesn’t need to manipulate strings to at least some extent.

Python provides a rich set of operators, functions, and methods for working with strings. When you’re finished this course, you’ll know how to:

  • Use operators with strings
  • Access and extract portions of strings
  • Use built-in Python functions with characters and strings
  • Use methods to manipulate and modify string data

You’ll also be introduced to two other Python objects used to represent raw byte data: the bytes and bytearray types.

About Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey

Chris is an avid Pythonista and creates video tutorials for Real Python. He is a programmer and data analyst. He creates music under the name Tripnet. Chris lives in Colorado with his wife and two dogs.

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