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I took this class out of general curiosity and the fact that it used Python, which is increasingly attractive to me in building my own software tools. To my delighted surprise I found the course to be one of the very best (out of more than 20) I have taken at Statistics.com. It proved a harmonious blend of theory (buttressed by relevant reading and videos by the instructor), focused homework exercises, and training in Python coding. As a result I learned much and enjoyed the process greatly. I was particularly impressed with the instructor's choice of homework assignments, which fascinated me, and with the importance he placed in students writing clear, even elegant, Python code. This is my fifth course using Python at Statistics.com and while I found the other courses quite useful to varying degrees, I never before had an instructor who spent time advising me on the fine details of my actual coding style and suggesting useful improvements. Allan Leis is a seasoned professional, working in the field, and it was a luxury having him cast an experienced gaze on my rudimentary code. It's the kind of thing that would never happen in a MOOC and shows the value of a course such as this.