Python Class for Beginners | November 6

$99 USD each
Saturday, 6 November, 2021
1 4 pm EDT
Online

About This Class

Unlock data-driven insights with code. Explore the intersection of coding and data. During our Python-focused introductory workshop, you’ll learn to harness the power of an essential programming language for data scientists and use it to drive accurate business insights.

Working with real-world examples, you’ll:

  • Touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.

  • Discover the history of Python and how it compares to other programming languages.

  • Discuss its applications in data analysis and the types of problems it can solve.

  • See where Python programming fits into the data workflow.

  • Apply your new skills to solve a real-world problem with Python.

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If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Preparation

Install Anaconda (Anaconda with Python 2.7), install a text editor like Sublime Text 3, and if using PC install the git for windows terminal.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.

About the Instructor

Jonathan Bechtel Photo

Technical Lead, Health Kismet

Jonathan is a team leader for Kismet Analytics, a full-stack data consulting company that works with companies to build out bespoke data operating systems and improve their analytical capabilities.

His job responsibilities include architecting project strategies, engaging in code reviews, communicating key outcomes to business stakeholders and using the python computing stack for all things analytics: regression, data cleaning, visualization, building data feeds, model deployment and application development.

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