Back to articles list December 10, 2020 - 3 minutes read A New Python Course is Here! Join the Fun with “Python Practice: Word Games” Jakub Romanowski Jakub was a journalist for various news television stations for many years. Then, he fell in love with programming, and it changed his life. At Vertabelo, he attracts and retains clients through content marketing. In his free time, he enjoys playing football with his son, reading science fiction, training in martial arts, and cooking for his family and friends. Tags: python learn python online practice Do you want to practice Python? Are you looking for Python exercises for beginners? Why not have fun while learning? Crack the code or become a Scrabble Master in this free Python course, Python Practice: Word Games. LearnPython.com presents the Python Practice: Word Games course. This set of simple programming exercises is for beginners and intermediate users. If you are learning Python and have finished the Python Basics courses, now's the time to test how much you know. This is also a perfect continuation of the Python Basics. Practice course. Our word games will help you practice your code skills such as handling variables, structuring program flow with if statements and for loops, and writing functions. You will work with strings, lists, and dictionaries. But don't worry, it’s not scary, and you will probably have a great time doing it. The course has three parts, each related to working with words and strings in Python. In the first part, you will have fun with ciphers by cracking the code and decrypting the words. In the second part, you will enter the world of Sherlock Holmes. Working with text from the novel "The Hound of the Baskervilles," you will check which characters appeared most often and what they said most. Following the example of Arthur Conan Doyle, we will leave you in suspense by not revealing more about this challenge. The last part of this Python course will come in handy the next time you play the popular word game Scrabble. Learn how to implement functions that can help you win! You will use Python to list the possible words you can create from given letters and choose the ones with the highest scores. It's not cheating; it's being smarter! Why take this course? It is well-written, interesting, and fun. But most importantly, it is interactive. You will write code in our console using your favorite web browser. You don't need to install or configure anything. We believe the practice is the only way to really learn Python. Learning theory without coding doesn't give you practical skills. To become a Python expert, you need a lot of practice. Python Practice: Word Games is perfect for that. What will you practice in this Python course? Create simple functions. Use variables and change their values. Make decisions with conditional if statements, use comparison operators, join multiple conditions (with and, or, and not), and create nested if statements to structure program flow. Repeat code multiple times using loops: write for and while loops, use for loops with range() and strings, apply nested loops, and use break and continue instructions. Write functions with and without parameters, define return values, and use default argument values. Work with lists, dictionaries, and sets. Operate on text files. Why spend your precious time practicing Python? Let my friend Rebecca convince you that it is worth knowing Python well. I'll just say that it is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Python will improve your daily work, and it will help you get opportunities for promotions and new jobs. Python pays off. Browse any job site to see how many companies are looking for Python specialists. That could be you! Just learn and practice Python. 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