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Python is a high-level, interpreted programming language known for its emphasis on readability and simplicity.
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Build your Python skills with interactive courses for data science, data analysis and machine learning, curated by real-world experts

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Introduction to Python

4 hr
26.5K
Master the basics of data analysis with Python in just four hours. This online course will introduce the Python interface and explore popular packages.

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Python Data Fundamentals

15 hr
2.1K
Grow your data skills, discover how to manipulate dictionaries and DataFrames, visualize real-world data, and write your own Python functions.

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Introduction to Python

BeginnerSkill Level
4 hr
26.5K
Master the basics of data analysis with Python in just four hours. This online course will introduce the Python interface and explore popular packages.

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Intermediate Python

BeginnerSkill Level
4 hr
17.2K
Level up your data science skills by creating visualizations using Matplotlib and manipulating DataFrames with pandas.

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Data Manipulation with pandas

BeginnerSkill Level
4 hr
10K
Learn how to import and clean data, calculate statistics, and create visualizations with pandas.

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Supervised Learning with scikit-learn

IntermediateSkill Level
4 hr
5K
Grow your machine learning skills with scikit-learn in Python. Use real-world datasets in this interactive course and learn how to make powerful predictions!

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Introduction to Functions in Python

BeginnerSkill Level
3 hr
6.5K
Learn the art of writing your own functions in Python, as well as key concepts like scoping and error handling.

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Introduction to Statistics in Python

IntermediateSkill Level
4 hr
5K
Grow your statistical skills and learn how to collect, analyze, and draw accurate conclusions from data using Python.

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Exploratory Data Analysis in Python

IntermediateSkill Level
4 hr
4.3K
Learn how to explore, visualize, and extract insights from data using exploratory data analysis (EDA) in Python.

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Joining Data with pandas

IntermediateSkill Level
4 hr
5.6K
Learn to combine data from multiple tables by joining data together using pandas.

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Python Toolbox

IntermediateSkill Level
4 hr
5.2K
Continue to build your modern Data Science skills by learning about iterators and list comprehensions.
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NYC Airbnb Data Analysis

0.75 hr
5.3K
Apply data importing and cleaning skills to extract insights about the New York City Airbnb market.

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Analyzing Crime in Los Angeles

0.75 hr
8.2K
Find out when and where crime is most likely to occur, along with the types of crimes commonly committed in LA.
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Frequently asked questions

What is Python and why is it important in data science and AI?

Python is a widely-used, high-level programming language known for its readability, simplicity, and extensive libraries. It is important because of its versatility in various fields like web development, automation, data analysis, and artificial intelligence, making it a fundamental skill for many technological and scientific applications. This broad applicability has made Python one of the most popular programming languages in the world.

Do I need any prior programming experience to start learning Python?

No, you don't need previous programming experience. Our courses are designed to be beginner-friendly, guiding you step by step.

How can learning Python benefit my career?

Learning Python opens doors across multiple industries due to its high demand, offering broad career opportunities in technology, data science, finance, healthcare, academia, and marketing. Its versatility in data handling and analysis is particularly valued for driving data-driven decisions and innovation. Mastering Python can significantly enhance your professional skillset, making you a valuable asset in numerous fields.

What are some career paths that Python enables?

Python opens the door to a variety of career paths, serving as a catalyst for roles such as data scientist, data analyst, machine learning engineer, software developer, and web developer. Its widespread application in diverse fields like finance, healthcare, technology, and research means that proficiency in Python can significantly advance career prospects in these and many other industries.

What is the best way to learn Python?

The most effective way to learn Python is through a practical, hands-on approach. Interactive courses led by industry experts provide structured learning and real-world problem-solving, while building your own projects allows you to apply and solidify your skills, helping you to excel faster in Python programming. Read our full guide on how to learn Python for more guidance.

What’s the difference between Python and R?

Python is a versatile and user-friendly language ideal for general programming and data science, whereas R is more specialized for statistical analysis, complex data manipulation, and data visualization. Check out our Python vs R article for a more detailed comparison.

Are the Python courses updated with the latest industry trends and technologies?

Yes, we regularly update our courses to reflect the latest trends and technologies in the field.

Does DataCamp offer a Python Certification?

DataCamp offers professional certifications for Data Scientists and Data Analysts. You can use Python in either of these certifications to prove your skills and build a strong portfolio.

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