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CS 1133: Transition to Python

Fall 2013

Instructor: Walker White

4118 Upson Hall

wmwhite@cs.cornell.edu


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Course Description

CS 1133: Transition to Python            Fall, spring. 1 credit. S-U grades only.
Prerequisite: one course in programming.

Introduction to the Python programming language. Covers the basic programming constructs of Python, including assignment, conditionals, iteration, functions, object-oriented design, arrays, and vectorized computation. Assumes programming knowledge in a language like Java, Matlab, C, C++, or Fortran.

Students who take this course will build an understanding of will understand the basic Python constructs and be able to write simple programs.