Video Course Python for PHP Developers

by Greg Aker


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In this 54 minute video Greg Aker covers all of the basics of Python for experienced PHP developers. Greg covers classes, strings, data structures, functions, lambdas and more. Ready to learn Python? This is the first stop of your journey.

Greg Aker’s training video will build on your PHP experience and show you the fundamentals of programming in Python. During the video Greg teaches you all of the basics and at the end of the video he builds a script to process and rename images.

Here’s what’s covered in the video:

  • Introduction to Python
  • Classes in Python
  • Strings
  • Data Structures like tuples, dictionaries and lists
  • Conditionals
  • Functions and Lambdas
  • Imports

Follow along as Greg helps you get up to speed on Python and kicks off your journey to learning a new programming language. Get started now!

Greg Aker

About Greg Aker

Greg is Chief Code Thrasher at nGen Works and a Senior Systems Administrator at EngineHosting. A Python and PHP developer, Greg is a former core contributor to ExpressionEngine and CodeIgniter. He blogs about nerdy things at gregaker.net and tweets about nerdy things and KU Basketball at @gaker.

Python for PHP Developers


What is the difficulty level?

This video is a beginner level introduction to Python. It is aimed at people already well-versed in PHP.

How long is the training video?

This video is 54 minutes of Python-packed fun.

Where do I get the script Greg built at the end of the video?

You can download the script on our code download page. Scroll down, yep there it is!

Is there DRM with this video?

Not a chance! This video is DRM free and you get to download a copy that you can use on any of your devices. We do ask that you don't share the video with friends or co-workers. A lot of work goes into each video and I want the authors to get paid for their hard work.

Customer Testimonials

  • Greg has an excellent way of introducing Python to a PHP developer. He covers classes and methods, working with the file system, even dictionaries, lists, and tuples explained in a way I can remember. If you are at all interested in Python then watch it. You won’t be disappointed.

    Jerel Unruh

  • Greg Aker is one of the brightest rising stars in the Python community. These screencasts are exemplary of that.

    Kenny Meyers