Tag: Python

11 Real World Applications for Python Skills

Python is one of the most frequently-recommended programming languages. You’ve probably heard people say that’s because it’s relatively easy to learn — and that’s true! But is Python actually useful? What are some of the real-world applications for Python skills once you’ve got them? In this post, we’ll look at some of the most common […]

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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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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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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: 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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Python API Tutorial: Getting Started with APIs

In this data science tutorial, learn about APIs by analyzing data from the international space station in this step-by-step Python API tutorial.

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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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New Course: NumPy for Data Engineers

We’ve just launched a new interactive online course that’ll take you from zero to pro with NumPy in the context of data engineering — dive in!

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15 Python Libraries for Data Science You Should Know

There are quite a few great, free, open-source Python libraries for data science. In this post, we’ll cover 15 of the most popular and what they can do.

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Python for Beginners: Why Does Python Look the Way It Does?

When you’re just getting started, looking at Python can be intimidating. Why the different colors? What are those line breaks for? Here are the answers you seek.

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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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Excel vs Python: How to Do Common Data Analysis Tasks

What’s the difference between Excel and Python? In this tutorial, we’ll compare by looking at how to perform basic analysis tasks across both platforms.

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Python Datetime Tutorial: Manipulate Times, Dates, and Time Spans

Learn to manipulate times, dates, and time series data in Python and become a master of the datetime module in this Dataquest tutorial.

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