Posts by: Dataquest Community

How I Scraped Over 25,000 Forum Posts In 3 Steps

Motivation The Dataquest Community is evolving. In the past months, I’ve been watching the growth of active users, new topics, and areas of discussion. Over the past six months, the platform has made a great contribution to the development of various tags to facilitate the filtering and search for relevant information. But let’s try to […]

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How I Learned Data Science in 6 Months

Everyone’s journey to become a data scientist is different, and the learning curve will vary depending on many factors, including time availability, prior knowledge, the tools you use, etc. One learner shares her story about how she became a data scientist in 6 months with Dataquest. Here’s how her journey began: As the title suggests, […]

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How to Plot a Bar Graph in Matplotlib: The Easy Way

A bar graph or bar chart is one of the most common visualization types and is very easy to create in Matplotlib. All we need to do is write one short line of Python code. However, if we want to create an informative, easily readable bar plot that efficiently reveals the story behind the data, […]

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Comical Data Visualization in Python Using Matplotlib

How to make comical visualizations in Matplotlib? Explained using a Netflix Movie and TV Show dataset. Data visualization is a great way to tell a story. You can easily absorb information and identify patterns in data. One of our students decided to create a data visualization in Python using Matplotlib to understand the different types […]

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