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Pandas Tutorial 3: Important Data Formatting Methods (merge, sort, reset_index, fillna)

This is the third episode of my pandas tutorial series. In this one I’ll show you four data formatting methods that you might use a lot in data…

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Pandas Tutorial 2: Aggregation and Grouping

Let’s continue with the pandas tutorial series. This is the second episode, where I’ll introduce aggregation (such as min, max, sum, count, etc.) and grouping. Both are very…

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Pandas Tutorial 1: Pandas Basics (Reading Data Files, DataFrames, Data Selection)

Pandas is one of the most popular Python libraries for Data Science and Analytics. I like to say it’s the “SQL of Python.” Why? Because pandas helps you…

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Python libraries and packages for Data Scientists (the 5 most important ones)

Did you know that Python wasn’t originally built for Data Science? And yet today it’s one of the best languages for statistics, machine learning, and predictive analytics as…

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Python Import Statement and the Most Important Built-in Modules for Data Scientists

So far we have worked with the most essential concepts of Python: variables, data structures, built-in functions and methods, for loops, and if statements. These are all parts…

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Python Syntax Essentials and Best Practices

In my Python workshops and online courses I see that one of the trickiest things for newcomers is the syntax itself. It’s very strict and many things might…

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Python For Loops and If Statements Combined (Python for Data Science Basics #6)

Last time I wrote about Python For Loops and If Statements. Today we will talk about how to combine them. In this article, I’ll show you – through a…

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Python For Loops Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #5)

Remember that I told you last time that Python if statements are similar to how our brain processes conditions in our everyday life? That’s true for for loops…

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Python If Statements Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #4)

We use if statements in our everyday life all the time – even if our everyday life is not written in Python. If the light is green then…

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Python Built-in Functions and Methods (Python for Data Science Basics #3)

It’s fair to say that using functions is the biggest advantage of Python. At least you will use them a lot during your Data Science projects! This is…

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Python Data Structures (Python for Data Science Basics #2)

Where we did we leave off? Oh, right, we learned about how to use variables in Python. Here is the second essential topic that you have to learn…

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How to Install Python, SQL, R and Bash (for non-devs)

This is the ultimate step by step guide to installing Python, SQL, R and Bash and starting to learn coding for data science. It takes no more than…