Anybody can do a course in Python. It is all the more useful for commerce students. As more and more data is being generated, we must also have tools to get information from this data. Data is without meaning, raw. Information conveys some meaning, it is more useful. Hence as a commerce student you can use Python to process this data and generate results that provide greater insight.
You can use Python to analyse balance sheets and annual reports, do technical analysis of these results, use Python for analysis of financial data like stock market data, work on data visualisation, etc.
Python is also used for the following:
- Web Development
- Web Scrapping
- Data Analysis
- Machine Learning
- Big Data
- Computer Graphics
- Internet of Things (IoT)
To start with, pick up a free course on Udemy or YouTube. Learn the basics of Python and practice a lot on PyCharm or Thonny IDEs. Join Python communities on Telegram app, or support groups and seek help when in doubt. Read the online books – many are absolutely free. Take up some simple projects that will boost your confidence. You should do well.
If you are interested in a beginners’ course in Python you may want to look at my online course which you can do in the comfort of your home. Click here for my Python Online course syllabus. If you already know another programming language like C, C++, or Java, it will be very easy for you to pick up Python quickly. You may want to read this article about common features of programming languages.
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1. Which Programming Language Should I Learn First ?
2. Is 24 too old to learn programming?
3. Is it easier to learn other coding languages (like Java, C, C#, C++, Python, etc.) if you know HTML?
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All the best for your career.