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11 Real World Applications for Python Skills
Python is one of the most frequently-recommended programming languages. You’ve probably heard people say that’s because it’s relatively easy to learn — and that’s true! But is Python actually useful? What are some of the real-world applications for Python skills once you’ve got them?In this post, we’ll look at some …
Python Practice: Free Ways To Improve Your Python Skills
Getting good Python practice can help solidify your coding skills. Here are some of the best resources for practicing Python: The post Python Practice: Free Ways To Improve Your Python Skills appeared first on Dataquest.
SQL Operators: 6 Different Types (w/ Examples)
We have previously covered why you need to learn SQL to get a data job in 2021, as well as publishing a full list of SQL commands to help you get started. Next, we’re going to be looking at SQL operators.We’re going to cover what exactly SQL operators are, before …
How Long Does It Take to Learn SQL?
How long does it take to learn SQL? It depends on your goals and your background, so we've broken down a variety of scenarios for you. The post How Long Does It Take to Learn SQL? appeared first on Dataquest.
SQL vs T-SQL: Understanding the Differences
SQL or T-SQL — which one do you need to learn? SQL and T-SQL both see heavy use in the database and data science industries. But what exactly are they? These two query languages are very similar, both in name and in what they can do, so the distinction between …
The Best Way to Learn SQL (According to Seasoned Devs)
What's the best way to learn SQL? With all of the resources available, learning SQL the “right way” can be difficult. Finding the best way to learn SQL is tricky because everyone learns things differently. But, after training tens of thousands of students — seeing what works and what doesn’t …
SQL Commands: The Complete List (w/ Examples)
What can you do with SQL? Here's a reference guide to the most commonly-used SQL commands, with code examples. The post SQL Commands: The Complete List (w/ Examples) appeared first on Dataquest.
SQL vs MySQL: A Simple Guide to the Differences
SQL and MySQL are important tools for working with data. But what are they, exactly, and how are they different? Let's clear that up. The post SQL vs MySQL: A Simple Guide to the Differences appeared first on Dataquest.
SQL Interview Questions — Real Questions to Prep for Your Job Interview
A lot of the SQL interview questions you'll find on the web are generic: "What is SQL?" You'll never be asked that. We've got real questions to help you prep. The post SQL Interview Questions — Real Questions to Prep for Your Job Interview appeared first on Dataquest.
SQL Cheat Sheet — SQL Reference Guide for Data Analysis
Whether you’re learning SQL through one of our interactive SQL courses or by some other means, it can be really helpful to have a SQL cheat sheet.Bookmark this article, or download and print the PDF, and keep it handy for quick reference the next time you’re writing an SQL query!Don't …
Best Data Science Books in 2020 (Vetted by Experts)
Learn Python, R, machine learning, social media scraping, and much more from these free data science books you can download today. The post Best Data Science Books in 2020 (Vetted by Experts) appeared first on Dataquest.
23 RStudio Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
RStudio is a powerful tool for data analysis. Here are 23 tips, tricks, and shortcuts to turn you into an RStudio power user! The post 23 RStudio Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts appeared first on Dataquest.
You don’t need data science staff to build your machine learning infrastructure
How can you make sure you’re building your machine learning infrastructure the right way? You’d be surprised to learn that you don’t need to have a full data science staff at hand. Machine learning has gone from buzzword to business necessity, and implementing it is quickly becoming mandatory. However, it …
Pandas Cheat Sheet — Python for Data Science
If you're interested in working with data in Python, you're almost certainly going to be using the pandas library. But even when you've learned pandas — perhaps in our interactive pandas course — it's easy to forget the specific syntax for doing something. That's why we've created a pandas cheat …
Big Data Leads To Massive Time Saving Digital Resources
Big data is changing the way we live in countless ways. We usually talk about the massive technological advances that AI and other big data technologies have brought to large companies. However, developments in data technology have also led to some important improvements for everyday consumers. One of the biggest …
15 Python Libraries for Data Science You Should Know
There are quite a few great, free, open-source Python libraries for data science. In this post, we'll cover 15 of the most popular and what they can do. The post 15 Python Libraries for Data Science You Should Know appeared first on Dataquest.
Dataquest vs Udacity: Which is Best for Learning Data Science?
Dataquest vs Udacity— which is the better choice for learning data science? We compare Udacity's data science nanodegree with Dataquest's data scientist path.We can't help but be a little biased, but we'll give it to you straight to help you decide which option is the best choice for you. Let's …
Dataquest vs Springboard: Which is Best for Learning Data Science?
Dataquest vs Springboard — which is the better choice for learning data science? We compare Springboard's data science bootcamp with Dataquest's data science learning platform.We can't help but be a little biased, but we'll give it to you straight and help you decide which is the best choice for you. …