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25  novembre     20h05
How to Maximize Your Data Science Salary
Dataquest    Negotiating salaries is something many people are not comfortable with, but as the data shows, pushing through the discomfort can be incredibly rewarding. If you’re reading this as someone who’s trying to land their first job in data science or increase their income at their existing data science...
23  novembre     14h41
Top Conferences for Data Professionals
Dataquest    When it comes to data science, we all know one great way of developing knowledge and skills is to simply dive in and do the work. However, there is another way to flatten the learning curve in the data science field, and it’s by learning from more experienced and successful data professionals who...
18  novembre     22h01
How to Use Dataquest to Achieve Your Learning Goals
Dataquest    Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the amount of data being produced and collected on a daily basis was growing at an accelerated rate. This led to an increase in demand for data scientists all around the world. With the increase in demand came the need for specialized course offerings that could...
15  novembre     17h49
Data Science Competitions You Should Participate In
Dataquest    It’s no secret that data professionals spend a lot of time studying theory and later practicing what they learned on their own. Because of the nature of the job, being able to demonstrate your ability to solve problems is crucial when hunting for a data science job. Data science competitions are...
12  novembre     00h00
Dataquest’s Philosophy: Building the Perfect Data Science Learning Tool
Vik Paruchuri    Learn how Dataquest’s philosophy sets our platform apart from other data science learning tools, and what we’ve learned from years of teaching data science. The post Dataquest’s Philosophy: Building the Perfect Data Science Learning Tool appeared first on Dataquest.
08  novembre     20h55
Learner Spotlight - Viktoria Jorayeva
Dataquest    Meet Viktoria Jorayeva, a Ukrainian student who made the transition from philology to data science in just a few months with Dataquest. As a person from a non-technical, non-mathematical background, breaking into the field of data science was possible thanks to Dataquest’s data science career path....
05  novembre     21h08
Data Science Podcasts To Start Listening Today
Guest User    Data science is a complex field to work in. However, data science podcasts introduce you to thought-provoking problems and stimulating discussions among experts in the field of information science. Whether you want to learn more about Python, explore the SQL fundamentals, or even hire a remote team...
30  octobre     02h13
Enormous Survey Reveals the Best Halloween Candies
Dataquest    Halloween is arguably the best holiday for those of us who like candy (which is everyone). I always loved Halloween because no matter how old you are, you probably want some type of candy. But, with the season only a few days away, you may be wondering two things: what costume will you wear, and [&...
28  octobre     21h57
How to Get Real-World Data Science Experience
Dataquest    For many up-and-coming data professionals, landing your first real data science job can feel like a bit of a Catch 22. You can’t get hired without a certain amount of professional data science experience, but you can’t get the experience without getting hired. While it may seem unreasonable...
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Learn Data Science, Launch Your New Career with Dataquest
Dataquest    Data professionals are in demand, and the opportunities are growing, but breaking into the field can feel overwhelming. Data science is everywhere, and data professionals work in every imaginable industry, but you’ll need a few skills before you can start a new career in data science or advance...
21  octobre     19h06
Evolution of Data Science: Growth & Innovation
Dataquest    The term data science and the practice itself has evolved over the years. In recent years, its popularity has grown considerably due to innovations in data collection, technology, and mass production of data worldwide. Gone are the days when those who worked with data had to rely on...
08  octobre     10h00
Dataquest September Product Update
Dataquest    Hi Dataquesters We’re reaching out to update you all on the progress we’ve made during the month of September, and let you know about some exciting things that are just around the corner. On the menu for this month’s update: a new course, new assessments, several new blog posts, and more Content...
07  octobre     15h18
17 Reasons Why You’re Getting Rejected for Data Science Jobs
Dataquest    Data science jobs are abundant, and the numbers are growing. Despite the influx in demand, some data professionals are still struggling to find a job. If you’ve filled out numerous job applications you feel you’re easily qualified for, only to be rejected, you’re certainly not alone. In this...
01  octobre     18h33
Learner Spotlight: Solange Van Der Kolff
Dataquest    Meet Solange, a software engineer who got into data science because she wanted to contribute to society. She chose Dataquest to help her prepare for a database migration. Here’s her story... 1. First, what are your preferred pronouns? She her 2. All right, Solange What’s your current job title? At...
30  septembre     15h53
Discovering Your Data Science Career in 2021
Dataquest    Careers in data science are some of the most sought-after in the world and that trend shows no signs of stopping. With the widespread use of AI, IoT devices, and streaming and real-time communication services, it’s no surprise many people are pursuing careers in data. In fact, data scientist is the...
23  septembre     13h53
Most Helpful Python Libraries for Data Cleaning in 2021
Dataquest    Most surveys indicate that data scientists and data analysts spend 70-80% of their time cleaning and preparing data for analysis. For many data workers, the cleaning and preparation of data is also their least favorite part of their job, so they spend the other 20-30% of their time complaining...
15  septembre     15h51
Dataquest Product Update
Dataquest    Hi Dataquesters We’re reaching out to update you all on the progress we’ve made during the month of August, and let you know about some exciting things that are just around the corner. On the menu for this month’s update: a new course, new assessments, several new blog posts, and more First up,...
03  septembre     14h49
Learner Spotlight: Gino Parages
Dataquest    Meet Gino Parages, a former sales and IT business analyst with no coding skills who decided it was time to learn coding to give his career a boost. He chose Dataquest to help him achieve his learning goals and land the job he wanted.Here’s his story...Q: First, what are your preferred pronouns?A...
01  septembre     13h19
30-Day Data Science Challenge
Dataquest    We’re excited to kick off the 30 Day Dataquest Challenge Here’s why:Building learning habits is crucial to your data career, but it can be difficult to get into a new habit. Maybe you’ve tried building before, but, time and time again, you fall off. Something comes up. What starts off exciting...
29  août     16h20
8 Rarely Used Python Libraries & How to Use Them
Dataquest    The most popular Python libraries out there are usually TensorFlow, Numpy, PyTorch, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Keras and a few others. Although you may come across these names pretty frequently there are thousands of Python libraries out there that you can work with. In this article we are going to...
20  août     15h12
Learner Spotlight: David Rushton
Dataquest    Meet David Rushton, a former Physical Education teacher who transitioned his career into data. After doing some research he found coding and decided to learn his new skills with Dataquest.Here’s his story...Q: First, what are your preferred pronouns?A: He himQ: All right, David What’s your current...
18  août     21h31
How I Scraped Over 25,000 Forum Posts In 3 Steps
Dataquest Community    MotivationThe Dataquest Community is evolving. In the past months, I’ve been watching the growth of active users, new topics, and areas of discussion. Over the past six months, the platform has made a great contribution to the development of various tags to facilitate the filtering and search for...
16  août     09h13
How I Learned Data Science in 6 Months
Dataquest Community    Everyone’s journey to become a data scientist is different, and the learning curve will vary depending on many factors, including time availability, prior knowledge, the tools you use, etc. One learner shares her story about how she became a data scientist in 6 months with Dataquest. Here’s how her...
04  août     13h40
Learner Spotlight: Data Engineer Student Veena Sanjeeve
Dataquest    Meet Veena Sanjeeve, a graduate of Dataquest’s data engineering career path. Two months ago, Veena started her new job as a Data Engineer at a private IT firm. Here she works with distributed systems on AWS.Here’s her story . . .Q. Hey Veena, tell us a bit about your background ...I’m rooted in CS....
30  juillet     21h53
How to Plot a Bar Graph in Matplotlib: The Easy Way
Dataquest Community    A bar graph or bar chart is one of the most common visualization types and is very easy to create in Matplotlib. All we need to do is write one short line of Python code. However, if we want to create an informative, easily readable bar plot that efficiently reveals the story behind the data, we [&...
15  juillet     22h09
Comical Data Visualization in Python Using Matplotlib
Dataquest Community    How to make comical visualizations in Matplotlib? Explained using a Netflix Movie and TV Show dataset.Data visualization is a great way to tell a story. You can easily absorb information and identify patterns in data. One of our students decided to create a data visualization in Python using...
21  avril     17h04
How Dataquest Helped an SEO Expert Save Tons of Time
Charlie Custer    Antoine Eripret, the SEO Lead at Liligo.com, decided to learn Python for SEO because he realized he was wasting time.He got interested in search engine optimization as a student, and entered the industry full-time after getting his Masters in 2016.As he built experience in the field, he says, I...
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11 Reasons To Learn Bash (A.K.A. Command Line)
Bruno Cunha    Learn the command line (also called terminal, bash, or shell), a skill that is critical for doing data science work and building data pipelines efficiently. The post 11 Reasons To Learn Bash (A.K.A. Command Line) appeared first on Dataquest.
18  avril     14h55
Data Analyst Skills - 8 Skills You Need to Get a Job
Celeste Grupman    What are 5 real-world tasks that cover most of the skills someone needs to be hired as a data analyst? The post Data Analyst Skills - 8 Skills You Need to Get a Job appeared first on Dataquest.
14  avril     08h00
Learn R the Right Way in 5 Steps
Casey Bates    R is in an increasingly popular language for data analysis and data science. Here’s how you can learn R and be sure it sticks so you can get the career you want. The post Learn R the Right Way in 5 Steps appeared first on Dataquest.
12  avril     19h18
11 Real World Applications for Python Skills
Charlie Custer    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,...
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Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist What’s the Difference?
James Lee    In the fast-growing field of data, the big three job roles are data engineer, data analyst, and data scientist. Figure out which is the best fit for you. The post Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist What’s the Difference? appeared first on Dataquest.
06  avril     16h37
Python Practice: Free Ways To Improve Your Python Skills
Charlie Custer    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.
05  avril     17h34
You Need Data Skills to Future-Proof Your Career
Vik Paruchuri    No matter what industry you’re in, you need data skills to future-proof your career. You might be thinking: Vik is the CEO of a company that teaches data science - of course he’d say that But stick with me for a few more paragraphs, I’ll walk you through how data was key to all of the [&] The...
30  mars     18h11
Tutorial: Web Scraping with Python Using Beautiful Soup
Vik Paruchuri    Learn how to scrape the web with Python The internet is an absolutely massive source of data data that we can access using web scraping and Python In fact, web scraping is often the only way we can access data. There is a lot of information out there that isn’t available in convenient CSV...
18  mars     16h03
Data Analytics Certification: Do You Need a Certificate to Get a Job as a Data Analyst?
Charlie Custer    If you’re interested in becoming a data analyst, or even just interested in adding some data skills to your resume, you’ve probably wondered: do I need some kind of data analytics certification?Finding the real answer to this question is tricky. There are a million data analytics certificate...
16  mars     18h31
SQL Operators: 6 Different Types (w Examples)
Daniel Clark    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 providing a comprehensive list of ...
15  mars     17h38
Why Jorge Prefers Dataquest Over DataCamp for Learning Data Analysis
Charlie Custer    When Jorge Varade decided he wanted to learn data analysis, he tried both DataCamp and Dataquest, and found he strongly preferred the latter. Here’s why. The post Why Jorge Prefers Dataquest Over DataCamp for Learning Data Analysis appeared first on Dataquest.
10  mars     15h35
How Long Does It Take to Learn SQL?
Charlie Custer    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.
04  mars     17h18
SQL vs T-SQL: Understanding the Differences
Daniel Clark    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 them can be difficult to [&] The post...
24  février     09h16
How to Learn Python (Step-by-Step) in 2021
Vik Paruchuri    Learn Python the right way, avoid the cliff of boring, and give yourself the best chance to actually learn to code by following these steps. The post How to Learn Python (Step-by-Step) in 2021 appeared first on Dataquest.
18  février     00h49
The Best Way to Learn SQL (According to Seasoned Devs)
Charlie Custer    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 we...
17  février     15h47
SQL Commands: The Complete List (w Examples)
Charlie Custer    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.
11  février     23h25
SQL vs MySQL: A Simple Guide to the Differences
Charlie Custer    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.
01  février     22h46
SQL Interview Questions Real Questions to Prep for Your Job Interview
Charlie Custer    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.
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SQL Basics Hands-On Beginner SQL Tutorial Analyzing Bike-Sharing
James Coe    Learn the SQL basics and go hands-on querying databases as you analyze bike rental data in this free beginner SQL tutorial. The post SQL Basics Hands-On Beginner SQL Tutorial Analyzing Bike-Sharing appeared first on Dataquest.
29  janvier     10h00
Want a Job in Data? Learn SQL.
Celeste Grupman    Learning SQL might not be as sexy as learning Python or R, but it’s a fundamental skill for almost every data scientist and data analyst job. Here’s why. The post Want a Job in Data? Learn SQL. appeared first on Dataquest.
20  janvier     21h35
SQL Cheat Sheet SQL Reference Guide for Data Analysis
Charlie Custer    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 Our SQL cheat sheet...
19  janvier     23h17
Do You Need a SQL Certification to Get a Data Job in 2021?
Charlie Custer    If you want to work in data, do you need a SQL certification? That’s a question that can be difficult to answer, especially with different organizations pushing to get you to spend money on their certificate programs. Table Of Contents (click to expand) 1Do you need to learn SQL? Yes.2Do you need a...
18  janvier     22h47
SQL Joins Tutorial: Working with Databases
Celeste Grupman    Learn how to master joins in the SQL joins tutorial. Learn to use inner, left, right, and outer joins while analyzing CIA factbook data. The post SQL Joins Tutorial: Working with Databases appeared first on Dataquest.