Python is one of the most dynamic and user-friendly general purpose coding languages around, which explains its overall popularity. According to a HackerRank survey, 26% of developers want to learn Python in 2019. The language's flexibility makes it a go-to for everything from web applications to game development to data science and artificial intelligence.
Because of its versatility and relatively easy-to-learn syntax, Python classes and programs have been popping up around the bootcamp scene. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned developer looking to learn a new language, we've rounded up a few Python classes and bootcamps here in Chicago to check out.
Location: 213 West Institute Place
Duration: 14 weeks
Training Overview: Coding Dojo offers onsite and online coding classes covering three full stacks with an emphasis on Python. The program teaches multiple and flexible stacks to ensure students are prepared to work at different levels of development. Coding Dojo teaches Python because of its versatility and covers Python-related technologies like MySQL, Flask, Ajax, APIs and Django.
Location: 222 West Ontario
Duration: 10 weeks
Training Overview: Coding Temple's bootcamp offers classes with a focus on Python and data science, as well as a full stack web development program. The Python bootcamp is a mixture of lectures and hands-on learning, providing the tools needed to design, build and deploy web applications that will give students Python skills and confidence in their development abilities.
Location: 444 N Wabash
Duration: 10 weeks (also offered as a one week accelerated course)
Training Overview: General Assembly offers a variety of full-time and part-time professional development courses ranging from iOS development to digital marketing. Their part-time Python programming course is taught by industry experts and covers fundamentals, object-oriented programming, troubleshooting and special topics like data science and web applications.
Location: 29 East Madison
Duration: One week
Training Overview: Practical Programming's Python immersive course is designed for total beginners, ensuring students receive a comprehensive toolkit when learning the language. The course provides the fundamentals, but also gives students the chance to work on real projects that will build their code portfolio for future job hunting. The course is 35 hours of lectures, hands on learning and best practices with instructors.
Location: Merchandise Mart
Duration: Five weeks
Training Overview: Promotable offers a beginners program covering Python for data science. No experience required, the course is 25 hours of in-class learning that covers programming, data and machine learning basics. In addition to learning Python basics, the course also teaches students how to apply the language to real world data problems.