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HCS Bootcamp: Intro to Python

By Kenny Yu


In order to start this bootcamp, you must:

  • Setup your environment, using directions from here. In particular, you must have a UNIX environment (e.g. Mac OS X, Ubuntu, CS50 Appliance, NOT Windows), and you must have git installed
  • Finish the git bootcamp here.


In this bootcamp, we'll:

  • Teach you Python basics
  • Have you work on some Python exercises

See the associated slides


  1. What is Python
  2. Exercise: Hello World
  3. Control flow
  4. Tuples, Strings, Lists, Sets, Dictionaries
  5. Exercise: Spell Checker
  6. Exercise: Programming!
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