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In the interests of protecting our staff, trainers and you, our clients, we will be suspending all instructor-led training from 15th July 2020 until it is safe again.

Our company is working remotely to serve our clients and we are still offering courses via webinar. If you feel your online course didn’t meet that standard, you are welcome to re-attend your course in class when we re-open.


Python is now one of the most used Programming languages. Python general purpose, is easy to use and very high level.

In this course you will learn how to use some of the more advanced features of Python.  Including Adv Iteration, Decorators, Meta Classess, Multi Processing etc.

Delivery Methods

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Fulltime 2 Days R 7,660.00
Webinar 2 Days R 6,100.00

Discounts Available

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Programmers with knowledge of python.



Python Programming Course or equivalent experience


Course Outline / Curriculum

 Functional Programming

  •  Functions
  •  optional Arguments
  •  lambda
  •  Simple lambda functions
  •  Map
  •  Filter
  •  List Comprehension
  •  Generator expression
  •  Generator Functions

 Iteration Patterns in Python

  •  Itertools
  •  Abstracting iteration
  •  Iterable Pattern
  •  Low Level Iteration

Object Orientation

  • Modules
  • import
  • import invocation
  • class
  • class variable
  • methods
  • instance vars
  • constructor
  • inheritance
  • exceptions
  • raising exceptions
  • traceback
  • object special attributes
  • descriptors


  •  Closure
  •  Applying closure
  •  Decorator Equivalent
  •  Decorators with args
  •  Example in Documentation


  •  Class Decorator
  •  Class Decorator
  •  Apply Class Decorator
  •  Classes are instances of type
  •  Create Class with type
  •  Default MetaClass is type
  •  Example MetaClass
  •  __new__
  •  Using __new__() to alter class properties


  •  With and Context Managers
  •  Opening Files
  •  With equivalent
  •  How it works
  •  file context
  •  My Context Manager
  •  Output
  •  Context Decorator

Regular Expressions

re module

Profiling and Performance

  • Calling cProfile
  • The Muppy Module
  • The Muppy Module
  • You can create summaries
  • Compare them with other summaries
  • The tracker module
  • Reference Browser
  • ConsoleBrowser
  • Performance Tips
  • Choose the Right Data Structure
  • Sorting
  • String Concatenation
  • Loops
  • Avoiding dots


  • GIL
  • Thread and Threading
  • Using threading.Thread
  • Thread constructor args
  • Two Approaches to Thread
  • Trivial Example
  • Local Storage
  • Safe Multi Threading
  • Locking
  • Problems with Simple Locking
  • Re-Entrant Locks (RLock
  • Semaphores
  • Events
  • Conditions
  • Queue Module

Parallell Processing

  • The Process class
  • Forking other processes
  • os.system
  • os.popen
  • subprocess
  • subprocess.Popen class
  • Popen arguments
  • Popen examples
  • subprocess functions

Async Programming

  • Concurrent Futures
  • Coroutines
  • Asycio/Trollius
  • Future and Callbacks
  • Async IO 
  • Asynchronous routines

Schedule Dates and Booking

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Start Date Branch  
Mon 14 Sep 2020 Woodmead

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