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Automate The Boring Stuff with Python Programming Course $0 (Was $54.99) @ Udemy

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This has been on my list of things to do for a while, now it can be on your too!

A practical programming course for office workers, academics, and administrators who want to improve their productivity.

What you'll learn:
* Automate tasks on their computer by writing simple Python programs.
* Write programs that can do text pattern recognition with "regular expressions".
* Programmatically generate and update Excel spreadsheets.
* Parse PDFs and Word documents.
* Crawl web sites and pull information from online sources.
* Write programs that send out email notifications.
* Use Python's debugging tools to quickly figure out bugs in your code.
* Programmatically control the mouse and keyboard to click and type for you.

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  • +7 votes

    I got - “ You purchased this course on Jun. 03, 2020” - lol. Thanks anyways for the reminder Op! Hope I will find some use for it this time around. 🤣

    • +9 votes

      You purchased this course on Nov. 27, 2017

      Maybe i'll automate posting this comment whenever this course deal shows up…

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        You purchased this course on Feb. 02, 2021

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      Got it free on Apr. 02, 2021

      • +2 votes

        Exactly when my 2nd attempt was and I got:

        You purchased this course on Jun. 12, 2019

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          Perks of being short: When you hug someone taller than you, you can feel their heartbeat.

    • +1 vote

      Automate The Boring Stuff

      The irony!

  • +4 votes

    This is actually meant to be a really good course. Goes hand-in-hand with this freely available ebook.

    • +1 vote

      might be due to not having enough coffee this morning leading to some reading fails for me but - does "freely available" mean that it's "free"? or just that it's available to be purchased without restriction?

      brain hurts already

      • +2 votes

        You are freely available to access it freely.

      • +3 votes

        You can read the book for free on the author's website but the ebook isn't free.

    • +1 vote

      It is actually a good course.

      One of my peeves with the Udemy deal spam is us OzBargaineers are so keen to get freebies we overlook the trash-tier level of teaching many of the free courses "offer", and I know it seems unfair to judge a free course but if there are hours and hours of lectures that are poorly made people should speak out about it.

      This is a well made course (one of the few I've almost completed).

  • +7 votes

    Can you use Python to automate word bolding?

    • +2 votes
      import random
      sentence = "Can you use Python to automate word bolding?"
      for word in sentence.split():
        if (random.getrandbits(1) == 1):
          word = "**" + word + "**"
        print(word, end=" ")
      
      Can you use **Python** to automate **word** **bolding?**
      

      (There's probably much more elegant ways to do this, but I haven't read the book yet!)

      • +1 vote

        Is jv's bolding random? I've been looking for a pattern.

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          What are you trying to achieve by bolding?

      • +1 vote

        It's not random.

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          Yes. jv's word bolding is distinct and calculated.

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            @Chandler: or JV may have the rare affliction Commentus Coprolalia……"words and phrases usually expressed out of social or emotional context, and may be spoken in a louder tone or different cadence or pitch than normal conversation".

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          I couldn't find a jv module to import.

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      I wanted to see if it could brush my teeth for me.

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    rather than you automating, get this done from coders (Labours) lol

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    You purchased this course on Nov. 27, 2017

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    haha, me too

    You purchased this course on Nov. 27, 2017

    My god how long has this been free for?

  • +1 vote

    This actually a really good course, I recommend people find the time to give it a go.

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    Hope this is better than the Udemy Vue.js course with the German dude who can't pronounce V's.

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