CS 131A Python Programming (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
ADVISE: CS 110A
or 111A or 113A or 130A or 112A or 161 or 160B.
Introduction to the interpreted, interactive, object-oriented language Python. Recommended for anyone needing a general-purpose programming language and for those performing web site or system administration. Semantics and syntax of the Python language, including discussion on the practical problems that Python solves. Students write stand-alone programs that perform various tasks including interfacing to system calls and libraries; sending and retrieving information from web sites; and, connecting to databases.