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Intro to Python for Data Science

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  • 11 Videos
  • 57 Exercises
  • 4 hours 
  • 171,291 Participants
  • 4700 XP

Instructor(s):

Filip Schouwenaars
Filip Schouwenaars

Filip is the passionate developer behind several of DataCamp's interactive courses, covering both R and Python. Under the motto 'Eat your own dog food', he has used the techniques DataCamp teaches its students to perform data analysis for DataCamp. Filip holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Artificial Intelligence.

Collaborator(s):

Vincent Vankrunkelsven Vincent Vankrunkelsven

Patrick Varilly Patrick Varilly

Course Description

Python is a general-purpose programming language that is becoming more and more popular for doing data science. Companies worldwide are using Python to harvest insights from their data and get a competitive edge. Unlike any other Python tutorial, this course focuses on Python specifically for data science. In our Intro to Python class, you will learn about powerful ways to store and manipulate data as well as cool data science tools to start your own analyses. Enter DataCamp’s online Python curriculum.

3Functions and Packages 

To leverage the code that brilliant Python developers have written, you'll learn about using functions, methods and packages. This will help you to reduce the amount of code you need to solve challenging problems!