MISSION 356

Guided Project: Exploring Hacker News Posts

Practice using loops, cleaning strings, and working with dates in python in this data science portfolio project.

Objectives

  • How to use loops to explore data CSV data.
  • How to use string methods to clean and analyzing data.
  • How to work with dates in Python.
  • Build a data science portfolio project.

Mission Outline

1. Introduction
2. Removing Headers from a List of Lists
3. Extracting Ask HN and Show HN Posts
4. Calculating the Average Number of Comments for Ask HN and Show HN Posts
5. Finding the Amount of Ask Posts and Comments by Hour Created
6. Calculating the Average Number of Comments for Ask HN Posts by Hour
7. Sorting and Printing Values from a List of Lists
8. Next Steps

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Course Info:

Intermediate

The median completion time for this course is 6 hours. View Details

This course is free and includes four missions and one guided project. It is the second course in the Data Analyst in Python path and Data Scientist in Python path.

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