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15 Must-Know Data Science Tools for Beginners (2023)

Getting into Data Science and landing your first job can be trickier than it looks. There are many tools, skill-sets, and subareas that you can work with when starting to work with data, and if you’re not familiar with them, choosing the right one for you can be confusing. In this article, we’ll take a […]

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How to Learn Data Science in 2023 (the Right Way)

Trying to learn data science can be overwhelming, but this is a valuable skill to have in today’s business world. Here’s how you can approach it.

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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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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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Tableau Training: Stop Learning Incorrectly (Do This Instead)

Why Learn Tableau? Tableau is one of the most popular business intelligence tools in the world — it is one of the top 3 leaders in the market, as ranked by Gartner.  In 2022, more than 30,000 organizations use Tableau, and more than 200,000 job vacancies on LinkedIn require at least some knowledge of it. […]

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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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An Introduction to Microsoft Azure and Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is among the most important technological advances of the modern age, and it has changed the very nature of how we live and work. Microsoft Azure is one of the leading providers of cloud computing services, and it offers a wide range of features and benefits. In this article, we’ll introduce you to […]

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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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54 Best Data Science Books in 2023 (Vetted by Experts)

Learn Python, R, machine learning, social media scraping, and much more from these free data science books you can download today.

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Python Strings: An In-Depth Tutorial (55+ Code Examples)

Data types help us categorize data items. They determine the kinds of operations that we can perform on a data item. In Python, the common standard data types include numbers, string, list, tuple, boolean, set, and dictionary. In this tutorial, we’ll focus on the string data type. We will discuss how to declare the string […]

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