Beginner’s Guide to Python – Lesson 04 – Simple If Statements

Welcome to the Beginner’s Guide to Python! This is video #4 in the series. In this video, I’m going to explain how to write simple conditional statements using Python.

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Beginner’s Guide to Python – Lesson 03 – Simple Variables

Welcome to the Beginner’s Guide to Python! This is video #3 in the mini-series which you can find on Youtube (or below).

Variables are the building blocks of any programming language. In this video, I’ll show you how to use them in Python. If you have any comments or questions, let me know in the comments below or on Youtube. Subscribe here to get notified of the next video.

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Beginner’s Guide to Python – Lesson 02 – Classic Hello World

Welcome to the Beginner’s Guide to Python! This is video #2 in the series. In this video, I’ll show you how to create a simple Hello World script using Python.

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Beginner’s Guide to Python – Lesson 01 – Getting Set Up

Welcome to the Beginner’s Guide to Python! This is video #1 in the mini-series which you can find on Youtube (or below). My goal for this free mini-course/mini-series is to give the absolute beginner a grasp on the Python programming language.

In this video, I tackle how to set up your system to run Python on your computer. If you have any comments or questions, let me know in the comments below or on Youtube. Subscribe here to get notified of the next video.

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Introduction to the Python Debugger Tool

In this video demonstration, I’ll show you how to get started with the Python Debugger tool.

The Python Debugger (PDB) is an incredibly useful tool which can save you hours when writing Python applications.

This tool has replaced my former debugging process – which was laborious and not at all efficient. I use it whenever I’m debugging my code or troubleshooting issues.

Here are the links you’ll need to follow along:

demo-json-printer project: https://github.com/LondonAppDev/demo-json-printer

Python Debugger Official Docs: https://docs.python.org/3/library/pdb.html

Install and configure PyEnv on Linux

PyEnv is a great tool for installing and switching between different versions of Python, which is particularly helpful if you’re working on multiple projects or for multiple companies that use different versions of Python. In this video, I’ll show you how to install and configure PyEnv on Linux, but these steps should also work on Mac.

PyEnv Homepage: https://github.com/pyenv/pyenv

PyEnv Installer: https://github.com/pyenv/pyenv-installer

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Create a local development server for Python apps

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a local development server for your Python applications using Vagrant, VirtualBox, Salt and Python3.

Creating a local development server on your machine is crucial to coding quickly and efficiently. It’s faster, more portable, and you don’t have to rely on an internet connection for it to work. It’s also pretty easy to set up. I’ll show you how in this video…

How to Build an App Part 2 of 3: Creating the back-end with Django REST Framework

Welcome to part 2 of 3 of my How to Build an App tutorial. In the first part, I explained how to create the back-end server which we will use to host our app’s back-end (if you didn’t get a chance to read it, you can check it out here). In this second part, I will explain exactly how to build the back-end itself.

If you’re loving this tutorial, then maybe you’ll like my course: How To Build A Backend with Python & Django REST Framework on Udemy!
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How to Build an App Part 1 of 3: Setting up the Development Server with Vagrant, Ubuntu and Salt (Mac OS X Version)

Using Windows? Click here to view the Windows version of this walk-through.

After my previous post, Android Development for Beginners: 6 Steps to Building Your First App, I received some requests asking me to explain in more detail how to build an app, step-by-step. If you have any experience buildings apps you will know that it can be a complicated process and there are a number of different components that need to work together to have a fully functioning app. This includes creating a database, a REST API and the app front end.

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How to Build an App Part 1 of 3: Setting up the Development Server with Vagrant, Ubuntu and Salt

Using a Mac? Click here to view the Mac OS X version of this walk-through.

After my previous post, Android Development for Beginners: 6 Steps to Building Your First App, I received some requests asking me to explain in more detail how to build an app, step-by-step. If you have any experience buildings apps you will know that it can be a complicated process and there are a number of different components that need to work together to have a fully functioning app. This includes creating a database, a REST API and the app front end.

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