Pytech Resources specializes in Python and Django training offering both public courses and corporate on-site courses. Classes are conducted by its founder, Boey Pak Cheong; public classes are deliberately limited to 8 persons for the most effective learning process. Held at a convenient location in Kuala Lumpur (next to Sentral), it’s a great opportunity to learn from someone with an in-depth knowledge of Python and to interact with other enthusiatic Python programmers in an enjoyable and rich learning environment. Also you will not be disappointed with the many amenities nearby such as restaurants and cafes.
[3 days] This course is designed for intermediate to advanced users of Excel wanting to boost their productivity by using Python in Excel. This functionality is provided by an innovative Excel add-in named Datanitro (formerly known as IronSpread) in early 2012. Datanitro provides excellent integration of Python with Excel and has become very popular amongst power Excel users such as finance professionals, engineers and data analysts.
You will learn how to harness the full power of Python and its extensive collection of libraries to use Excel in a highly productive manner. Amongst many other great features, Python is well-known for its text-processing capabilities which enables us to manipulate and process data easily and also automate the input of such processed data into Excel sheets. Datanitro can be used with Excel 2007 or Excel 2010 on Windows only.
[4 days] This course is designed for professional programmers, scientists and engineers, wishing to acquire new Python skills or to take their existing skills to a whole new level. It is a comprehensive course covering all the essential elements of the language, programming techniques and standard library as well as third-party ones such as BeautifulSoup. Major topics include the Python core data types (lists, tuples, dictionaries, etc), functions and functional programming, and others.
[4 days] If you already know how to write simple Python programs and understand key features such as functions, modules, classes, I/O and wish to take your knowledge to higher levels, this course is for you. It is also highly suitable for programmers who are working on frameworks, larger applications or libraries. The course will cover essential Python idioms and techniques. Advanced topics include descriptors and decorators, context managers, generators and coroutines, metaclasses, closures, packages, multiprocessing and more. You will learn how to apply these features a wide range of programming problems.
Classes are conducted by Boey Pak Cheong who pioneered the usage of Python in Malaysia since 1995. Boey qualified as a Chemical Engineer from Universiti Malaya but became keenly interested and actively involved in computer programming from the late 1980s onwards. He has more than 20 years experience in software development using various programming languages but has primarily been using Python for 17 years now. Boey has taught Python and Django at Intel, F-Secure, SMART Modular Technologies, APIIT and many others since 2006.
Currently he operates Pytech Resources which specializes in Python and Django training and software development. He has previously worked in technical and management positions with British Petroleum, ITT and Alcatel and also attended a senior management training program at the London Business School, UK.
He created the software for a leading e-commerce website using Python that dynamically generates comprehensive pdf reports either in English or Chinese and continues active development of new products for this website. But today Boey is primarily focussed on teaching Python and Django.