Python for Genomic Data Science

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This class provides an introduction to the Python programming language and the iPython notebook. This is the third course in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization from Johns Hopkins University.
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This course is pretty much a standard course for Python. Having come from the Python track over at Codeacademy, I did have some experience with Python prior to taking this course. I don't particularly think this is the best resource for learning Python, but it is a pretty solid one. I would recommend using other Python courses such as the track over at Codeacademy or Rice's introduction courses at Coursera. That being said, this course is a fine introduction to Python and you will see how it is applicable to Python. They will show you some extremely basic applications of Python in biology and show you sneak peaks at what you can do with Python for biology. Overall, solid course, but definitely not the best resource for learning Python.
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