Understanding and Using Python & ArcPy in ArcGIS (2 Days, $695)

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Launch your customizing powers with the basics plus a look into the power of Python and ArcPy! This course starts at the beginning with learning the basics of the Python programming language. It is an excellent choice for people not having any experience with programming languages. You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the language, proper construction and syntax. Starting with beginning scripts you will progress to working with built-in data, control flow structures, variables and assignments, handling strings, messages and more! After learning the basics, ArcPy is introduced then incorporated with GIS and geoprocessing activities. You will end with exciting data driven pages!

Skills Learned: - What is Python?; Working with IDLE; Writing simple scripts: variables, list, looping, assignments; Debugging scripts; Working with lists; Describing objects; Opening, reading and writing files; Working with ArcToolbox: creating a custom tool; Map production using the mapping module and data driven pages; Creating statistics

Class by Bruce Kessler, Kessler GIS

Cost: $695


October 14, 2013 - 8:00am - October 15, 2013 - 5:00pm
Bruce Kessler, Kessler GIS