In this course, you’ll explore the world of Python data engineering. You’ll learn basic Python concepts such as dictionaries, functions, and default arguments.
Best of all, you’ll learn by doing — you’ll practice and get feedback directly in the browser. The course will conclude with two guided projects:
- The first one teaches you to learn and install Jupyter Notebook
- The second one asks you to perform practical data analysis on profitable app profiles for the App Store and Google Play Market
- Refining fundamental Python knowledge for data engineering
- Using dictionaries, functions, and default arguments
- Using Jupyter Notebook
Dictionaries and Functions in Python [5 lessons]
Dictionaries 2hLesson Objectives
- Create dictionaries
- Update dictionary values
- Check for dictionary membership
- Count with dictionaries
Functions: Fundamentals 2hLesson Objectives
- Define a function
- Create functions
- Combine functions
- Debug functions
Functions: Intermediate 1hLesson Objectives
- Define default arguments
- Employ multiple return statements
- Return multiple variables
- Identify mutable and immutable data types
- Employ documentation
Project: Learn and Install Jupyter Notebook 1hLesson Objectives
- Define the basics of Jupyter Notebook
- Install Jupyter Notebook locally
Guided Project: Profitable App Profiles for the App Store and Google Play Markets 2hLesson Objectives
- Expand your portfolio with a guided project
- Add business value using Python skills
Projects in this course
Project: Learn and Install Jupyter Notebook
Learn the basics of Jupyter Notebook
Guided Project: Profitable App Profiles for the App Store and Google Play Markets
Learn to combine the skills you learned in this course to perform practical data analysis.
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Work with real data from day one with interactive lessons and hands-on exercises.
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