#This course will introduce students to Object Orientated Programming through Python.
The course is a one day workshop and is to be thought of in two parts: a teaching component and a mini-hackathon.
##Introducing Python and OOP:
Object Orientated Programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm that is increasingly sought after by employers. This one day workshop will introduce students to OOP using Python (an increasingly popular language used by Google, Nasa and others). The format will be to introduce students to Python and OOP in the morning. In the afternoon students will be seperated in to groups to work on a "challenge". It is hoped that most of the actual learning will take place during this "challenge".
- Conditional Statements
- Flow Control
- Data Structures
Basic Object Orientated Programming:
The course site can be found here.
In the afternoon the students will be invited to compete (in teams) in a mini "hackathon" where they will be asked to write code that makes use of the OOP paradigm. In particular they are expected to delegate tasks within the group. See the corresponding README file file for further explanations.
##Contents of the repo
The repo containsi:
- Slides for the course viewable here.
- A Scenario Generator directory that can be used to generate artifical data needed for the challenge.
- An example exercise:
Exercise.pyand the corresponding solution
- Two python files with all code from the notes.
- An Evaluation directory that can be used to evaluate a potential solution to the challenge.
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