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"I am still a Python newbie, yet the PyBites community has been as welcoming to me as if I were already a "Ninja." I've also been impressed with how much I've been able to learn just by completing the introductory Bites. I look forward to completing more challenges!" - Rob F
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"At first, i thought "what is this? seems like a distraction..." Then I started doing the bites and really started seeing the value in them as my coding ability improved quickly." - J.B.
"The exercises on PyBites provide feedback through automated tests and encourage learning Python-specific concepts. Feedback-based practice is the key to learning." - Trey H
"I'd tried various other learning platforms, and enjoyed them to a greater or lesser extent, but for me the Pybites platform with its gamified instant gratification and superb depth and breadth is the only one that's kept me coming back for more consistently for months at a time." - Chris P
"I have been learning Python for a while and I believed that I had some Python skills until I tried coding the PyBites exercises, then I knew my Python really needed an overhaul. Thank you Bob and Julian for creating the PyBites Platform." - Ademola O
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"By taking a couple of challenges a day, I managed to take in some more difficult concepts that I didn't understand before. ... Python has become interesting again and we don't get overwhelmed with useless information. It's a huge language, so sometimes you need a roadmap to get from point to point. You have done a tremendous job mapping this all out." - Cedric S
"PyBites exercises are a fantastic way to learn by doing. I've gained much more experience and confidence in my coding doing the bites on this site than I have in a couple of years of using books and video tutorials. I wish this site had existed when I first started learning Python, it would have made it much easier and more fun." - Rebecca M
"I noticed that when I learned the most was when I was using Python at work in real situations, solving real problem. This is exactly what PyBites is. ... I already can feel my fluency improving in just forcing myself to solve problems and seeing how the same problem can be solved in so many different ways and that is making my code more pythonic and also more efficient and cleaner." - Pedro J
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"As someone who doesn't get a chance to work in Python daily or even weekly sometimes, these exercises have really helped me stay grounded in Python as well as explore a lot of areas of the standard library I wasn't familiar with." - Rob M
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"Before beginning on PyBites, I took an in introductory course which I paid for. I've already learned more in the few weeks I've been on this site than the three months taking that course!" - Austin L
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"It's hard to describe how much I learned, even after doing only a few Bites of the Object Oriented Programming learning path. It was incredible, I got more confident and started to directly apply several concepts I learned. Then in July I got selected for an interview for a Data Scientist where I needed to deliver a project. ... I built a class to help with the solution, using various "dunder" methods, decorators and everything else I learned here." - Rodrigo B
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"The pybit.es slack channel is an excellent example of how friendly the Python community is. The founders, Bob and Julian, took the time to reach out to me and to chat with me. I felt very welcome as a fresh Pythonista." - Sophia B
"Learning Python syntax and what sort of functionality is available in the standard library is not hard, using the official documentation. But learning how to really program in Python, using it WELL without reinventing any wheel, takes considerable practice AND exposure to code written by more experienced developers. PyBites will give you both with relatively little daily effort. Nothing like solving a bite and then comparing your solution to those of others, going through dozens of "aha! - that's nicer!" moments as you level up." - Danilo F
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"The PyBites community is the only community I return to frequently and where I can be sure that it meets my needs and always has the answers I'm looking for or provides just the right amount of energy to keep me engaged with what I'm doing or trying to achieve." - Michael A
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