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Henry Boisdequin
Henry Boisdequin

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Python Developer Roadmap in 2021 🗺

Do you want to become a Python developer but don't know where to start? If that's the case, you're in the right place. In this roadmap, I will show you everything you need to know in order to become a python developer. Let's jump right into it!

Table of Contents

  • Foundation 🐍
  • Terminal/Command Prompt + Git/GitHub 💻
  • Advanced Python 🐍
  • Popular Libraries 📙
  • Computer Science 🤓
  • Web Scrapping 🗄️
  • Web Development 🌐
  • Scripting 📜
  • Ethical Hacking 🤐
  • Machine Learning/Data Science 🤖

Foundation 🐍

  • Python 3 vs Python 2
  • Code Editors (choose one)
    • Vim
    • VSCode
    • Sublime Text
    • PyCharm
    • Atom
    • Juypter Notebook
    • Google Colab
  • How Python Works
  • Python Interpreter
  • Running Python Code
  • Data Types and their Operations and Use
  • Numbers, Operators, Operator Precedence
  • Variables
  • Type Conversion
  • Indentation
  • Logical Operators
  • Conditionals - If, Else, Else if, Truthy, Falsey
  • Loops: for, while, loop control statements (break, continue, etc)
  • Functions: scope, parameters, arguments, return
  • Built-in Functions
  • Commenting: single-line, multi-line, docstrings

Terminal/Command Prompt + Git/GitHub 💻

  • Basic Bash Commands
  • Git Basics
  • GitHub Basics
  • Source Control

Advanced Python 🐍

  • OOP
  • Classes
  • Dunder
  • Methods
  • Inheritance
  • Decorators
  • Functional Programming
  • Lambda Functions
  • Map, filter, zip, reduce
  • Errors
  • Error Handling: try, except
  • File I/O
  • Regex
  • Testing, unittest
  • Import
  • Modules
  • Packages
  • Pip
  • Virtual Environments
  • Debugging

Popular Libraries 📙

  • Tkinter
  • Requests
  • Pillow
  • PyQT
  • Pygame

Computer Science 🤓

  • Time Complexity
  • Space Complexity
  • Big O Notation
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms

Web Scrapping 🗄️

  • Beautiful soup
  • Selenium
  • Scrapy

Project Ideas 🔥:

  • Hacker News Scraper
  • Dev.to Scrapper
  • Amazon Price Tracker
  • Jobs Portal Scraper
  • COVID-19 Web Scraper

Web Development 🌐

  • Django
  • Flask
  • Zappa
  • Dash

Project Ideas 🔥:

  • Login System
  • Portfolio
  • Blog Site
  • Todo App
  • Ecommerce website

Scripting 📜

  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, Gradle, etc
  • System Admin

Project Ideas 🔥:

  • Automate the Boring Stuff
  • Create a Calculator
  • Contact Book
  • Directory Tree Generator
  • Expense Tracker

Ethical Hacking 🤐

  • SQL injection
  • Session hijacking
  • Man in the Middle
  • Networking
  • IP Adress
  • Exploitation
  • Social Engineering
  • Pen Testing
  • Footprinting
  • Firewall

Project Ideas 🔥:

  • Hacking wireless networks
  • Create a vulnerable site and hack it
  • Password cracker
  • Web Application Pen Testing
  • Break A Caesar Cipher

Machine Learning/Data Science 🤖

  • Tensorflow
  • PyTorch
  • Keras
  • Scikit-learn
  • Numpy
  • Pandas
  • SciPy
  • Matplotlib
  • Seaborn
  • Neural Networks
  • Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Data

Project Ideas 🔥:
You can check out the article I created covering 30 project ideas within the field of machine learning and data science.

Conclusion

Thank you for reading! I wish you the best in your journey in learning and mastering Python!

Henry

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Mim Ahmed

Great Post

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Henry Boisdequin Author

Thanks, that means a lot!

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Emeka-hue

Thanks for this... getting started on python

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Abdelrahman Naser

You could add Odoo as ERP systems development

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Snave254

So where can I get this bundle of tutorials ad a whole?
Thanks for the post by the way .
Twas Great !

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Anh Tran

Thanks for your sharing. This one is great

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HalukHackali

💯

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Henry Boisdequin Author

Thanks!

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Jéssica Nathany

thanks, It's good for me at the moment I am study python

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Henry Boisdequin Author

Thanks for reading!