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Powerful Python Bootcamp

Learn World-Class Python Software Engineering Skills In Just 5 Hours Per Week.

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The Curriculum

Module 1: Pythonic OOP
Module 2: Test-Driven Python
  • Foundations of Automated Testing
  • Types of test: Unit Tests, Integration Tests, and More
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Detailed Test Assertion Types & Strategies
  • Fixtures
  • Parameterized Tests (And Subtests)
  • Mock Objects
  • Patching With Mocks
  • Mocking Strategies: Pros and Cons
Module 3: Scaling Python With Generators
  • Foundations of Generators
  • Generator Design Patterns
  • The Iteration Protocol in Python
  • List Comprehensions
  • Generator Comprehensions (And Other Comprehensions)
  • Passing Data Into Generators (Coroutines)
  • Overview of AsyncIO
Module 4: Higher Order Python
  • Variable Arguments and Argument Unpacking
  • Functions As Objects
  • Writing Simple Decorators
  • Stateful Decorators and More
  • Higher-Order Decorators
  • Class-Based Decorators
Module 5: Python Code Walkthroughs
  • A detailed narrated walkthrough of real-world production Python codebases
  • DateInterval class
  • Program:
  • DownloadDir class
  • EmailAnonymizer class
  • "Out of context" Analysis of A Special Method
  • Bonus Q&A Session Recordings
Module 6: Practical Python Engineering
  • Python Module Organization
  • Logging in Python
  • Errors And Exceptions
  • Python Dependency Management
  • Command-Line Python Programs
Module 7: Project Implementation (Web Service)
  • The most challenging Python course ever created!
  • Project where you fully code a realistic, complex software application...
  • Starting with nothing but a short spec document, and an empty folder...
  • Building out the entire application using test-driven development and version control...
  • To a standard of quality that will pass a rigorous code review in a top-tier engineering team.
  • And it is HARD. But you can do it, by the time you get here. Because the preceding modules prepare you.
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Powerful Python’s curriculum started from the instructor, Aaron Maxwell, teaching advanced Python to 10,000 technology professionals worldwide, in partnership with O'Reilly Media... with students from nearly every engineering domain, culture, and country.

This makes Powerful Python Bootcamp the most well-tested pro Python curriculum ever taught... and arguably the best for ANY programming language in history. It is unlikely any other training will ever surpass its quality, rigor, or track record for results.

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ROI Justification

The Bootcamp is designed to accelerate your career progression and increase your earning potential.

Our model predicts a potential income boost of up to 53.6% within 3 years, after adjustment for inflation.

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Group Mentoring

The Bootcamp includes weekly group mentoring sessions, led by an expert Pythonista. This allows you to get your questions answered live.

These sessions are recorded, so if you are not able to attend live, you can submit your questions before and they will be answered on the recording for you.

The best part of group mentoring is that you learn from other student’s questions. Most Bootcamp students are skilled technology professionals with high career ambitions, who consistently asking AMAZING questions you never would have thought to ask on your own.

This makes the group mentoring sessions a priceless learning experience for everyone. Plus it’s a lot of fun!

Extensive Group Mentoring Archive

Filled with priceless insights and live coding demonstrations, for a wide range of practical, real-world topics in Python, software engineering, data science, and much more.

To our knowledge, this is the most extensive repository of realistic and advanced discourse for Python professionals in the world. Topics include:

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How Do I Know The Bootcamp Is Right For Me?

Simply put: if you write Python code, the Bootcamp will quantum leap your entire future career.

The best way to know: do the sample coding exercises, which include videos from the curriculum and the all-important "lab" coding exercises.

Questions & Answers

Who is Powerful Python Bootcamp designed for?

Bootcamp students have a long tail of job titles. These include Data Scientists & Engineers; Software Engineers & Developers; Network Engineers; Security Engineers; Web Developers; Test Engineers; Devops/SREs; QA Automation; and many more. The common thread is technology professionals writing Python code as part of their normal work.

What are the prerequisites?

The Bootcamp is not for complete beginners. But you do not need to be a master Pythonista, either.

If you can write simple Python programs using functions, dicts and lists, and run them on the command line, you likely qualify.

To be sure, do the sample coding exercises. This will accurately tell you what the Bootcamp is like, so you can make your own decision.

How much time does this take?

We recommend you invest at least 5 hours per week, and attend at least one group mentoring session per week. Of course, more is better, but this is designed for busy professionals to fit into their schedule.

Do you have case studies or student testimonials?

Yes, many. Watch and read them, in the students' own words, right here.

Can I see some sample coding exercises?

Certainly, right here.

When are the group mentoring sessions?

Typically, there are two sessions per week, on Tuesday evenings and early Friday afternoon. The exact times occasionally shift.

What if I cannot attend the session live?

No problem. You can submit your questions ahead of time, and the instructor will answer them on the recording.

How do I sign up?

Book a call with us here.

I have a different question.

Email us at and we will respond as quickly as possible. Or if you prefer to talk to a live person, you can book a 15-minute call with a member of our team.

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Pythonic OOP

Test-Driven Python

Scaling Python With Generators

Next-Level Python

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