Why Python? 1
Reasons for Python as the learner are the first programming language.
Introduction to the IDLE interpreter (shell) and its documentation.
Building Blocks of Program: Data, Data Types, Data Binding, Variables, Constants, Declaration, Operations on Data such as assignment, arithmetic, relational, logical operations, dry run, and variables used.
Develop Code using Python: Features, basic syntax, Writing and executing a simple program, Basic Data Types such as numbers, strings, etc.
Declaring variables, Performing assignments, arithmetic operations, Simple input-output Sequence Control:
Precedence of operators, Type conversion Conditional Statements: if, if-else, nested if-else.
Looping: for, while, nested loops Control statements: Terminating loops, skipping specific conditions
Collection Manipulation: declaring strings, string functions, Lists, Tuples.
Functions And Modules: Defining a function, calling a function, Advantages of functions, types of functions, function parameters, Formal parameters, Actual parameters, global and local variables,
GUI Programming in Python (using Tkinter/wxPython/Qt) What is GUI, Advantages of GUI, Introduction to GUI library. Layout management, events, and bindings, fonts, colors, drawing on canvas (line, oval, rectangle, etc.) Widgets: frame, label, button, check button, entry, Listbox, message, radio button, text, spinbox, etc.
Finally, the role of Python in ML and NLP.