The following are something I learnt from Session 1

  • Learnt about Poker game
  • How to code various pieces of poker game – Straight, flush, 3 of a kind,  2 of a kind, is_pair etc
  • How to refactor a program using tuples
  • How to use tuples to store data and then sort them
  • Knuth’s algo for random shuffling
  • Comparing Shuffling algos
  • List comprehensions
  • Learnt about itertools module
  • As as aside also learnt about basics of playing cards
  • Learnt about Solitaire

Overall it was a well 8 hrs spent on Python – Deliberate practice