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Association for Computing Machinery at the University of South Carolina

Introduction to Python Talk

Swearingen 2A27

Joshua Nelson

ACM is having its first talk of the 2019 Spring semester, and the topic is Python! The talk will be on January 23rd, in Swearingen 2A27, at 7:00 P.M. Joshua Nelson will be hosting the talk. It will cover introductory Python from the perspective of a sophomore who has just finished 146. Prior programming experience is recommended but not required.

The following subjects will be covered, as well as many others:

  • file IO
  • string manipulation
  • syntax differences from C and Java
  • what makes python easy to read and write
  • what makes code 'pythonic'
  • classes and operator overloading
  • various common and useful libraries

We look forward to seeing you!

Update: the slides are here!