Posts by: Dataquest

Should I Learn Python 2 or 3? (and Why It Matters)

If you’re wondering whether you should learn Python 2 or Python 3, you’re not alone. This is one of the questions we hear most often at Dataquest, where we teach Python as part of our Data Science curriculum. Let’s settle this issue.  Spoiler: at Dataquest, we only teach Python 3. If you’re ready to start […]

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Is a Power BI Certification Worth It (in 2022)?

Microsoft Power BI is the application of choice when it comes to business analysis. So, do you need a certification to work in this field? Microsoft Power BI is one of the top business intelligence and data analytics platforms in the world. If you’re an aspiring business analyst, you will almost certainly cross paths with […]

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Dataquest launches new Microsoft Power BI Certification Scholarship: Improving Representation in Data

Dataquest is excited to announce they are partnering with Microsoft to offer 500 scholarships to applicants from underrepresented groups who seek to start a career in the data field. The scholarship application period runs from April 25 to June 25, 2022, and is open to anyone underrepresented in the data field. Gender, ethnicity, education level, […]

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Python Tuples: A Step-by-Step Tutorial (with 14 Code Examples)

When working with data collections, we occasionally encounter situations where we want to ensure it’s impossible to change the sequence of objects after creation. For instance, when reading data from a database in Python, we can represent each table record as an ordered and unchangeable sequence of objects since we don’t need to alter the […]

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The Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI Skill Path Is Now Live!

The day has come — our brand-new skill path, “Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI,” developed in collaboration with Microsoft, is now live! In only a few months, this skill path will help you gain the essential skills in Power BI you need to get a job in business analysis. You’ll learn to use data […]

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