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Loading and reading text data in Python

Due to its simple syntax for interacting with files and intuitive data structures, Python has become the go-to language for text data. Pandas has several functions for reading tabular data …

Indexing, selecting, and filtering in Pandas

At times, looking at just one particular subset of data might be beneficial for data analysts to draw conclusions or insights. In such cases, Pandas allows for indexing, selecting, and …

What exactly are data structures?

Python has four in-built data structures that are used to store and organise data in an effective and efficient way – tuples, lists, dictionary, and sets. But what exactly are …

Semantics and style guides for Python

There are different types of programming languages: general-purpose, interpreted, interactive, and object-oriented. Python is an interpreted language, which means that the instructions are not directly executed by the target machine …

Setting up a Python environment

To begin your programming journey with Python, let’s install Python on your device. As a data analytics professional, you will be leveraging Python exclusively for data analytics; we will guide …

Data analytics: A disruptive innovation

Data analytics is one of the fastest-growing professional fields in the world today, and the video showed how data analytics is a disruptive innovation that enables organisations to boost their …

Data Visualization Techniques

It’s widely accepted that data in its original form is of little value. In the words of Richard Saul Wurman: Raw data has no inherent value. It must be imbued …

How do you reshape a data set?

To begin with, let us define the ‘shape’ of a data set. The shape of a data set refers to the way in which a data set is arranged into …

Why is data visualisation valuable?

The video explored some key examples and comparisons that demonstrate the importance of data visualisations. Data visualisation facilitates meaningful and effective data conversations. Therefore, as a skill, data visualisation is …

Python data types

Each and every value belongs to a specific data type in Python. Data type defines the type of data values a variable can contain and the operations that can be …