Python is the fastest growing language in the world. It is often termed as the language for Data Science. Business people – finance analysts, data analysts from logistics, sales, marketing, customer service, manufacturing and IT are the ones who are clamoring to learn Python.
For the past 5 years, Python has been steadily increasing its market share, constantly staying at #1.
If you are still thinking about which programming language should you learn, you don’t have to keep thinking for long.
Learning any new programming language is an investment of your time and energy. If you are an experienced business analyst, manager or an IT developer knowing many programming languages, you should learn a niche, modern language. Learning Python is the #1 choice.
4 Key Features for Python’s Popularity:
- The USP of Python is its language design. It is highly productive, elegant, simple, easy and yet powerful.
- It has a huge and diverse set of libraries – from numerical analysis, to game development, to statistical analysis or image processing.
- Machine Learning, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing… all are powered by Python in real time.
- Python has a very active community and support, so you are never alone in this quest to learn and apply Python to real life projects.
Is Python Easy To Learn For Non-IT Folks?
Python is pretty easy to learn. There are very few rules, and the syntax of Python is quick easy to understand. It is way easier than learning C or Java. With the availability of multiple libraries and packages, a single line of Python code can do the heavy lifting. Other programming languages need 5-10 lines of code, for which Python can do it with just a single line.
People with Finance, sales or marketing, customer service or operations are using it everyday to generate process data quickly, generate useful information and insights. We have had pharmacists, medical doctors, Front desk people, managers, analysts, academics, students, finance and accounts people, and even logistics & sales staff write Python programs within a short time of just 2 days.
Why Should I Pickup Python Programming?
Python can read data from text or Excel files, from databases easily. Then it has several libraries and in-built functions that can help to clean the data, remove the duplicates, clean up the blank values, and change date formats. Once the data is clean, you can begin to process it, and start your number crunching. Summarizing small or large amount of data takes the same time, and you can start finding insights easily. Analyze the data with Python, create useful charts and visualizations, and send it to your customers and bosses.
What Software Do I Need To Get Started With Python?
Python software is free to download and use. You do not need to purchase anything. In our Python training class, we even provide you with a laptop with the required software. And if you want to use your own laptop, you are free to do so. The Python software is free and easy to download and install. The best thing is that it works on the PC, Mac and even a Linux based PC.
How Do I Learn Python Programming?
Although we can learn Python on our own, having a trainer to guide you step by step is really helpful. Because while learning anything new, there are a number of pitfalls, a number of beginner mistakes that we will often make, and without proper coaching, we often feel lost. And if we can’t figure out the problem quickly, we tend to give us early.
So the best way is to attend a beginner tutorial of Python in a classroom. It usually takes a couple days to get the basics right. Once you understand the overall syntax, and have written 15-20 short Python programs, you’ll be able to get a hang of it, and then onwards, you will on your way to master Python quicker and faster.
Python Training at Intellisoft With WSQ Funding & SkillsFuture
Intellisoft Training is an Authorized Training Provider from SSG Singapore. We offer 2 day beginner friendly training courses for Python programming that cover the basics well, and with our experienced and certified trainers, you are confident of learning Python easily.
Companies can get upto 90% funding from the Singapore government, subject to SSG rules and qualifications. Individual SG/PR can also get this courses funded and Singaporeans have the benefit of using SkillsFuture credits if they have them.
Companies may also get Absentee Payroll funded by the government, based on eligibility.
Python skilled people get higher salaries and are much in demand these days. It is time to get started now.
We hope you will benefit from this upswing in the demand for Python qualified professionals.
Written by: Vinai Prakash
Founder & Master Trainer: Intellisoft Training Pte Ltd.