In this video course, you learned the ins and outs of Python string objects.
You learned how to access different characters in a string using indices
and slices, as well as how to determine the length of a string with
Strings come with numerous methods. The
methods convert all characters of a string to uppercase and lowercase,
.strip() methods remove
whitespace from strings, and the
methods tell you if a string starts or ends with a given substring.
You also learned how to capture input from a user as a string using the
input() function, and how to convert that input to a number using
float(). To convert numbers and other objects to strings, you use
Finally, you learned how to use the
.replace() methods to find
the location of a substring and replace a substring with a new string.
For more information on the concepts you’ve covered in this course, check out:
- Python 3’s f-strings: An Improved String Formatting Syntax
- Splitting, Concatenating, and Joining Strings in Python
- Reading Input and Writing Output in Python
Take the Quiz: Test your knowledge with our interactive “Python Basics: Strings and String Methods” quiz. Upon completion you will receive a score so you can track your learning progress over time:
Congratulations, you made it to the end of the course! What’s your #1 takeaway or favorite thing you learned? How are you going to put your newfound skills to use? Leave a comment in the discussion section and let us know.