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  01 January 2013
Free online Python course

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python.

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coursera

I signed up for this a while ago, but i'm assuming they wont start the class untill a certain number of people join. The course is 8 weeks long with a workload of 7-9 hours a week. This is learning to program simple games like pong and asteroids.
 
  01 January 2013
I'm excited to try out Coursera, heard about it originally on a TED talk and it sounds fantastic. Free high quality training to improve a diverse collection of skills can't be a bad thing. I am enrolled in "Introductino to Digital Sound Design" :https://www.coursera.org/course/digitalsounddesign starting Jan 28th. Also "The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound and Color": https://www.coursera.org/course/hollywood starting Feb 4th.
 
  01 January 2013
I registered quite awhile ago for the first session that started in October. Unfortunately I became busy at the time and wasn't able to complete the course. I ended up starting Codecademy's Python course a week ago and I would recommend it to anyone interested in python.

I started taking coursera classes not long after they started and I like the format they offer. I have even managed to get a statement of accomplishment for a couple of classes even though I have forgotten most of what was covered.
 
  01 January 2013
Hey, thanks for posting this. I have heard of Coursera a long time ago and forgotten or not really known about it. I checked it out and enrolled and I'll definitely check out some other courses.
I love free education, it's how it should be IMO everyone working together to make a better future!
I'll be sure to introduce Coursera to some of my friends.
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  01 January 2013
So all courses on coursera are free?
 
  01 January 2013
All free, you can learn a bit more about why it's free and how it works on this ted talk:
http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_kol...duc ation.html
 
  01 January 2013
Funny you should post this Its probably better than the link I bookmarked a couple of days ago
https://www.coursera.org/course/programming1

Thanks for the reminder and probably better choice

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  01 January 2013
i was on the look for some python classes, thanks for the link man! signed up!
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  01 January 2013
thanks for the link.

hope they will begin it soon.
 
  01 January 2013
So many interesting classes! Coursera... awesome
 
  04 April 2013
Thanks for the link! I was looking for a Python class the other night, but somehow missed it in the listing.
 
  04 April 2013
Wow thanks for the heads up. This looks like exactly what I was looking for.
 
  04 April 2013
If you would like to learn Python at your own pace I highly recommend Zed A. Shaw's Learn Python The Hard Way:

http://learnpythonthehardway.org/

You can either go through the free HTML pages or purchase the same material in both PDF + Video format for $29.
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  04 April 2013
Thanks for the post. Looks like fun. I'm in.
 
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