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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: Python™ Programming: Hands-On

RESTON, VA (June 12, 2012)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new course Python Programming: Hands-On. This course is for anyone who wants to develop Python applications, including application developers, system and database administrators, programmers and technical managers.

"This course provides extensive hands-on experience using Python to develop applications, automate administrative tasks and integrate systems more effectively. Participants will learn to structure code with classes, functions, modules and OO features, and simplify and reduce coding with Python's expressive language constructs," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Hands-On exercises include:

  • Handling large data sets with built-in collection types
  • Implementing a data-driven web application
  • Automating administrative tasks with Python scripts
  • Developing reusable modules with functions
  • Creating classes and overloading operators
  • Leveraging interfaces to achieve dynamic behavior
  • Persisting and retrieving data in file stores
  • Gaining data integrity using a relational database
  • Building interactive GUIs with Tkinter

Learning Tree began presenting Python Programming: Hands-On at its education centers in June 2012. The current schedule includes the following:

  • New York, NY – June 26 - 29, 2012
  • Chicago, IL (Schaumburg) – July 10 - 13, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) – July 31 - Aug 3, 2012
  • Ottawa, ON – Sept 4 - 7, 2012
  • New York, NY – Sept 18 - 21, 2012

Three Convenient Attendance Options

  1. In class at a Learning Tree Education Center
  2. Real time via Learning Tree AnyWare™—our instructor-led training delivery solution that allows participants to join this course from their home, office or anywhere there is Internet access
  3. On site as a private, tailored event, delivered by Learning Tree at a client facility of choice

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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