Tag: Python

A Straightforward Guide to Linear Regression in Python (2023)

Linear Regression is one of the most basic yet most important models in data science. It helps us understand how we can use mathematics, with the help of a computer, to create predictive models, and it is also one of the most widely used models in analytics in general, from predicting the weather to predicting […]

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How to Implement Support Vector Machines in Python (2023 Edition)

In this tutorial, we’ll cover the support vector machine, one of the most popular classification algorithms. First, we’ll discuss the intuition of the algorithm, and then we’ll see how to implement it for a classification task in Python. This tutorial assumes some familiarity with Python syntax and data cleaning. The Intuition To understand how a […]

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How to Learn Python (Step-By-Step) in 2023

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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Python Online Practice: 74 Ways to Improve Your Skills (2023)

Getting good Python practice can help solidify your coding skills. Here are some of the best resources for practicing Python:

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An Intro to Logistic Regression in Python (w/ 100+ Code Examples)

The logistic regression algorithm is a probabilistic machine learning algorithm used for classification tasks. This is usually the first classification algorithm you’ll try a classification task on. Unlike many machine learning algorithms that seem to be a black box, the logisitc regression algorithm is easily understood. In this tutorial, you’ll learn everything you need to […]

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Free Python Quiz — Test Your Skills (2023)

This Python quiz is brought to you by Dataquest’s data professionals — it will help you determine where you are in your data science learning journey. This Python quiz includes 23 basic and intermediate questions that will help you determine your strengths and weaknesses in Python. At the end of this article, we will provide […]

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A Gentle Introduction to PyTorch for Beginners (2023)

When machine learning with Python, you have multiple options for which library or framework to use. However, if you’re moving toward deep learning, you should probably use either TensorFlow or PyTorch, the two most famous deep learning frameworks. In this article, we’ll go through a quick introduction to the PyTorch framework, going all the way […]

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How to Use Python Counters in 2023 (w/ 23 Code Examples)

We, as Python developers, may need to develop a piece of code that counts several repeated objects at once. There are different ways to perform this task. However, Python’s Counter class from the collections module provides the most efficient and straightforward solution to count individual items in an iterable object. In this tutorial, we will […]

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How to Use Python Data Classes in 2023 (A Beginner’s Guide)

In Python, a data class is a class that is designed to only hold data values. They aren’t different from regular classes, but they usually don’t have any other methods. They are typically used to store information that will be passed between different parts of a program or a system. However, when creating classes to […]

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55 Fun (and Unique) Python Project Ideas for Beginners in 2023

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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A Beginner’s Guide to Unit Tests in Python (2023)

Unit tests are segments of code written to test other pieces of code, typically a single function or method, that we refer to as a unit. They are a very important part of the software development process, as they help to ensure that code works as intended and catch bugs early on. Also, testing is […]

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10 Exciting SQL Project Ideas for Beginners (2023)

To demonstrate your SQL skills to your future or current employers, you need to create your own projects. This is how you will learn to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios. So, let’s look at 10 cool SQL projects that you can do right now. Most of them are beginner-friendly, but the last projects in […]

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Python Data Structures: Lists, Dictionaries, Sets, Tuples (2023)

After reading this tutorial, you’ll learn what data structures exist in Python, when to apply them, and their pros and cons. We’ll talk about data structures in general, then dive deeper into Python data structures: lists, dictionaries, sets, and tuples. What Is a Data Structure? A data structure is a way of organizing data in […]

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How to Copy a List in Python (5 Techniques w/ Examples)

Lists are commonly used data structures in Python. We will often encounter situations wherein we need to make a copy of a list, and you may ask yourself, "How can I copy a list in Python?" or "Which copy method suits my requirements best?" This tutorial will teach you how to copy or clone a […]

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Python’s Deque: How to Easily Implement Queues and Stacks

If you use Python, you’re probably familiar with lists, and you probably use them a lot, too. They’re great data structures with many helpful methods that allow the user to modify the list by adding, removing, and sorting items. However, there are some use cases when a list may look like a great choice, but […]

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