Intermediate Python for Data Science

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Workshop

Intermediate Python for Data Science | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Python is an excellent programming language for data science, due to its rich set of data structures, the maturity of its data-focused libraries, and its ability to execute all aspects of the data science pipeline.

This class is also a recommended preparatory workshop for students planning to enroll in General Assembly's Data Science course.

Takeaways

  • Ability to use Python for basic data analysis tasks (data cleaning and reformatting, exploration
  • Understanding of Python’s role as a tool in the backend and analysis toolkits
  • Understanding of the possibilities opened up through a better understanding of Python
  • Greater preparedness for GA's Data Science course
  • Prereqs & Preparation

  • Ability to use Python for basic data manipulation tasks (reading and writing files, cleaning and reformatting data, and calculating simple summaries)
  • Understanding of Python's data structures and control flow
  • Experience finding public datasets online and getting them into Python
  • Greater familiarity with the different Python environments, including Spyder and the IPython Notebook
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