While there are cool built-in functions, you will often need to create your own functions to complete a certain task or solve a specific problem. Learn how to define and call your own functions.
- Built in functions are powerful, … but there will be times when you need to create … your own functions to help you complete specific tasks. … So in this video, I'm going to show you … how to create your own functions and use them. … Now I want to point out the different parts … of defining a function. … The first part of defining a function is def. … Def is a keyword that stands for definition. … It indicates to the computer … that you're defining a function. … Next is the name of the function. … Make sure to come up with a name … that's relevant to what the function is going to do. … Then comes a pair of parenthesis, … followed by a colon. … Now, if your function needs to take input, … you should come up with a name to represent the input … and place it inside these parenthesis. … If your function does not need to take input, … you should just leave the parenthesis empty, … and on the next line be sure to indent. … And you can do this by using tab. … Now comes the body of your function. …
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- What is Python?
- Strengths and benefits of Python
- Types of data
- Storing data using variables
- Built-in and custom functions
- Lists and tuples
- Conditional statements
- Iteration with loops
- Recursive functions
- Object-oriented programming
Skill Level Beginner
Learning the Python 3 Standard Librarywith Kathryn Hodge2h 9m Intermediate
Python Standard Library Essential Trainingwith Joe Marini2h 18m Intermediate
1. Defining Python
2. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Data
3. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Functions
4. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Sequences
5. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Conditional Statements
6. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Iteration
7. Fundamentals of Programming in Python: Recursion
Define recursive functions6m 13s
8. Quick Intro to Object-Oriented Programming in Python
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