Tag: Learn Python

Learn Python the Right Way (A CEO’s Step-By-Step Guide)

Learn Python the right way, avoid the “cliff of boring,” and give yourself the best chance to actually learn to code by following these steps.

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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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24 Free Datasets for Building an Irresistible Portfolio (2022)

A collection of the best places to find free data sets for data visualization, data cleaning, machine learning, and data processing projects.

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How to Become a Data Scientist (Step-by-Step) in 2022

Data scientists are in extreme demand, and for good reason — data scientists are doing everything from creating self-driving cars to automatically captioning images. If you want to know how to become a data scientist, then you’re in the right place. I’ve been where you are, and now I want to help. A decade ago, […]

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How Long Does It Really Take to Learn Python? (2022 Version)

Are you ready to learn Python for Data Science? With the right program, habits and structure you can master it more quickly than you might think.

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How to Learn Python for Data Science in 5 Steps

Interested in how to learn Python for data science? It’s not as hard as you think! Here’s a clear roadmap for learning Python programming and other data science skills.

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Python Exceptions: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide (with Examples)

This tutorial covers exceptions in Python, including why they occur, how to identify them, and how to resolve them. In this tutorial, we will define exceptions in Python, we will identify why they are important and how they differ from syntax errors, and we will learn how to resolve exceptions in Python. What Are Exceptions […]

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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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How to Set Up Visual Studio Code in 2022 (The Easy Way)

Visual Studio Code is a powerful, extensible, and lightweight code editor that has become one of the preferred code editors in the Python community. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install Visual Studio Code and set it up for Python development, as well as how to become more productive with VS Code. Let’s dive […]

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Using Classes in Python

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to create and work with Python classes. In particular, we’ll discuss what Python classes are, why we use them, what types of classes exist, how to define a class in Python and declare/adjust class objects, and many other things. What Are Classes in Python? Because Python is an object-oriented […]

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R vs Python for Data Analysis — An Objective Comparison

Python vs. R — which is better for data science? We compare the two languages side by side and see how Python and R perform on the same analysis steps.

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Tutorial: Web Scraping with Python Using Beautiful Soup

Web scraping allows us to extract information from web pages. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to perform web scraping with Python and BeautifulSoup.

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How to Use Jupyter Notebook: 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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Pandas Cheat Sheet — Python for Data Science

Download a free pandas cheat sheet to help you work with data in Python. It includes importing, exporting, cleaning data, filter, sorting, and more.

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Tutorial: Python Regex (Regular Expressions) for Data Scientists

In this tutorial, learn how to use regular expressions and the pandas library to manage large data sets during data analysis.

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