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Learn Functional Programming in Python

95 Lessons
12 Quizzes
2 Challenges
234 Playgrounds
54 Illustrations
Pass the Assessments to test the skills you’ll learn from this course

Takeaway Skills

Learn to implement functional programming in Python.

Understand the pros and cons of functional programming in Python.

Master the ways to obtain function objects.

Grasp the concept of mutability and recursion in Python.

Acquire skill of using closures as function factories.

Learn to differentiate between iterators and iterables.

Become competent in creating, reducing, and transforming iterables.

Master list comprehensions and generator comprehensions.

Implement function composition and partial application.

Get familiar with functors, applicatives, and monads.

Course Overview

The functional programming paradigm can be a powerful tool, especially as it can be integrated seamlessly with procedural and object-oriented code in Python. In this course, you’ll learn what functional programming is, how it’s used, and the features of Python that support it. To start, you’ll learn how functions act as objects, the role of mutability, and how to perform recursion. I... See more

How You'll Learn

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

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No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

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Martin McBride