Tag: Beginner

55 Fun (and Unique) Python Project Ideas for Beginners in 2022

Building projects is an extremely succesful way to learn, but building Python projects for beginners can be difficult. Learn how to build with success!

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Tutorial: Web Scraping with Python Using Beautiful Soup

Learn how to scrape the web with Python! The internet is an absolutely massive source of data — data that we can access using web scraping and Python! In fact, web scraping is often the only way we can access data. There is a lot of information out there that isn’t available in convenient CSV […]

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SQL Basics — Hands-On Beginner SQL Tutorial Analyzing Bike-Sharing

Learn the SQL basics and go hands-on querying databases as you analyze bike rental data in this free beginner SQL tutorial.

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Beginner Python Tutorial: Analyze Your Personal Netflix Data

How much time have you spent watching The Office on Netflix? Find out with this entry-level tutorial on analyzing your own Netflix usage data!

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Data Visualization in R with ggplot2: A Beginner Tutorial

A famous general is thought to have said, “A good sketch is better than a long speech.” That advice may have come from the battlefield, but it’s applicable in lots of other areas — including data science. “Sketching” out our data by visualizing it using ggplot2 in R is more impactful than simply describing the […]

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How to Use If-Else Statements and Loops in R

Learn to use if-else statements, for loops, and while loops to build complex conditional programs in R, a valuable skill for aspiring data scientists and R programmers alike.

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Do You Post Too Much? Analyze Your Personal Facebook Data with Python

As of Q2 2020, Facebook claims more than 2.7 billion active users. That means that if you’re reading this article, chances are you’re a Facebook user. But just how much of a Facebook user are you? How much do you really post? We can find out using Python! Specifically, we’re going to use Python to […]

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How to Use Jupyter Notebook in 2020: A Beginner’s Tutorial

Use this tutorial to learn how to create your first Jupyter Notebook, important terminology, and how easily notebooks can be shared and published online.

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Tutorial: Getting Started with R and RStudio

Get your R programming journey off on the right foot with this RStudio tutorial that walks through everything from installation to best practices.

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Tidyverse Basics: Load and Clean Data with R tidyverse Tools

We’ll load, clean, and prep some Brooklyn real estate data for analysis using R and the tidyverse! Messy datasets are everywhere. If you want to analyze data, it’s inevitable that you will need to clean data. In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look at how to do that using R and some nifty […]

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Getting Started with R Markdown — Guide and Cheatsheet

Learn the fundamentals of R markdown in this in-depth tutorial, or simply use it as a quick reference guide and cheatsheet for R markdown formatting.

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Tutorial: Add a Column to a Pandas DataFrame Based on an If-Else Condition

When we’re doing data analysis with Python, we might sometimes want to add a column to a pandas DataFrame based on the values in other columns of the DataFrame. Although this sounds straightforward, it can get a bit complicated if we try to do it using an if-else conditional. Thankfully, there’s a simple, great way […]

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R Markdown Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts

Make your R data analysis beautiful and your R programming workflow smoother with these tips, tricks, and shortcuts that’ll turn you into an R markdown pro!

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23 RStudio Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts

RStudio is a powerful tool for data analysis. Here are 23 tips, tricks, and shortcuts to turn you into an RStudio power user!

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Tutorial: Web Scraping in R with rvest

Learn how to do web scraping in R by using the rvest package to scrape data about the weather in this free R web scraping tutorial.

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