In this course, you’ll build a critical understanding of the inner workings of Python and basic computation. You’ll also explore basic number systems, methods of encoding data, how to work with text files, and the best way to optimize data usage. Finally, you’ll learn how to develop simple techniques for reading and writing to files, converting between encodings, and optimizing data usage. This course will put you on your way to mastering Python for data engineering.
Best of all, you’ll learn by doing — you’ll practice and get feedback directly in the browser.
Defining how Python represents data
Processing text files
Optimizing data usages
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