Python Data Structures


Python Data Structures

Having control of the data in your programs is key to designing and developing effective software. Python has predefined data structures that you can reuse, as well as ways to define your own data structures to optimize information flow in your code. This course will teach you some advanced concepts for making and managing your own data structures. You’ll need good Python skills to tackle Python for Data Structures. We suggest you complete our Introduction to Python and Intermediate Python courses before beginning this one.

What you'll learn

Access and manipulate strings to work effectively with text data.
Lists and list operations
Use and operate with lists in your programs to store multiple data pieces at once. Use List Operations to make some checks with your data.
List comprehensions
Use list comprehensions to create lists by setting your own rules.
Data structures
Define your own data structures to fully control how your program stores and operates with information.
Use graphs to represent networks, with a wide range of applications such as device communication.


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