Tag: Python Tutorials

How to Easily Remove Duplicates from a Python List (2022)

A Python list is an ordered, zero-indexed, and mutable collection of objects. We create it by placing objects of similar or different data types inside square brackets separated by commas. For a refresher on how a Python List works, kindly refer to this DataQuest tutorial. Removing duplicates from a list is an important data preprocessing […]

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How to Use Python Docstrings for Effective Code Documentation

Documenting your code is a critical skill for any data scientist or software engineer. Learn how to do it using docstrings. Why Documentation in Python Is Important? The Zen of Python tells us that "Readability counts" and "Explicit is better than implicit." These are necessary characteristics of Python. When we write code, we do it […]

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Python Dictionary Comprehension Tutorial (with 39 Code Examples)

You may have already mastered dictionaries in Python and learned a lot about list comprehension. Now it is time to combine these skills and learn something new: dictionary comprehension in Python. What Is Dictionary Comprehension in Python? Before that, though, let’s remind ourselves what is comprehension in Python. It simply means applying a specific kind […]

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How to Install PIP on Windows: A Simple Guide with Screenshots (2022)

In this tutorial, we will identify PIP for Python, when we use it, how to install it, how to check its version, how to configure it on Windows, and how to upgrade (or downgrade) it. What Is PIP for Python? PIP stands for "PIP Installs Packages", which is a recursive acronym (the one that refers […]

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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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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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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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