Interactive Course

Conda Essentials

Learn how to easily manage your software using conda.

  • 3 hours
  • 0 Videos
  • 28 Exercises
  • 8,970 Participants
  • 2,100 XP

Loved by learners at thousands of top companies:


Course Description

Software is constantly evolving, so data scientists need a way to update the software they are using without breaking things that already work. Conda is an open source, cross-platform tool for managing packages and working environments for many different programming languages. This course explains how to use its core features to manage your software so that you and your colleagues can reproduce your working environments reliably with minimum effort.

  1. 1

    Installing Packages


    This chapter shows you how to install, update and remove packages using conda.

  2. Utilizing Channels

    In this chapter you will learn how to search and install packages from various channels with Conda.

  3. Working with Environments

    This chapter shows you how work with Conda environments.

  4. Case Study on Using Environments

    This chapter shows you how to easily manage projects using environments.

What do other learners have to say?


“I've used other sites, but DataCamp's been the one that I've stuck with.”

Devon Edwards Joseph

Lloyd's Banking Group


“DataCamp is the top resource I recommend for learning data science.”

Louis Maiden

Harvard Business School


“DataCamp is by far my favorite website to learn from.”

Ronald Bowers

Decision Science Analytics @ USAA

David Mertz
David Mertz

Senior Data Science Trainer at Anaconda Inc.

David served as Director and committee chairs for the PSF. He wrote the widely read column, Python books, and gave keynotes at PyCon-India, PyCon-UK, PyCon-ZA, PyCon Belarus, PyCon Cuba, and PyData SF. Before Anaconda, David worked for D. E. Shaw Research to build the world's fastest supercomputer for performing molecular dynamics. He is pleased Python has become the default high-level language for most scientific computing projects.

See More
  • Albert DeFusco

    Albert DeFusco

  • Dhavide Aruliah

    Dhavide Aruliah

  • Sumedh Panchadhar

    Sumedh Panchadhar

Icon Icon Icon professional info