Coding is a must-have skill of the future
Learn how to speak Python, and we don't mean Harry Potter style. Growing even faster than the demand for programmers is the use of the coding language Python, which can be used for many purposes including mobile app and web development.
By TAFE Queensland
The fact that we’re living in a digital world probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you — especially if you’re looking at courses in coding.
While some people are more interested in how digitisation will change the world, others, probably those like yourself, are more interested in how they can change the world through code.
The number of software and application programmers in the world is growing at an ever increasing rate. Growing faster than the demand for workers is the use of the coding language Python. Python can be used for many purposes including mobile app and web development. In fact, top tech firms like Facebook, Google and Dropbox use Python as their preferred coding language.
According to new research from the world’s leading analyst company SlashData, Python has reached over eight million active developers, and has surpassed Java in terms of popularity. Some of this popularity could be to do with its ease of use and ability to integrate. If you’re looking at learning the fundamentals of coding, starting with Python is a good way to go.
One way to get started with the language is to take a look at our micro-credential – Coding in Python (MCC00007).
The short course will teach you everything from the basics to Boolean values, conditional execution, loops, lists and bitwise operations. You'll also delve further into Python modules, packages, strings and exceptions.
Keen to learn how to speak Python? Take a look at the course.