Category Archives for Programming Languages

I Need Your Help with Python

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Everyone likes to help each other out. This is just as true in the technology world as it is anywhere else. If someone had a question that I knew the answer, I would help them as soon as they asked. They may return the favor someday, either to me or someone else. It’s how we […]

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Python vs R: Which Should You Learn?

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The battle for the data science language-of-choice is on. The two standout contenders are clearly R and Python. There are other contenders, but they don’t come close to the popularity of the two main languages. Should you choose R or Python to learn as the language for your data science career? The correct answer is that […]

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Coding Games to Learn Python

Coding Games to Learn Python

I am a big fan of out-of-the-box thinking. When we can find unusual ways to come up with solutions, it can enhance the results and we can discover different ways to do things. But, sometimes, it pays to think inside the box. For instance, I’ve seen several articles online about coding games to learn Python.It […]

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Could It Finally Be Time to Learn the Julia Language?

​If you’ve been working in the data science field for any length of time, you know there are two dominant languages that are used for this purpose: R and Python. The choice between the two has been largely a matter of preference. Both will suffice to give you the tools you need to get a […]

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Should You Abandon Base R Functions?

​You will no doubt fall in love with the R language. ​You just have to get past its learning curve. But, once you do, you will discover just how powerful the language is. There is so much you can accomplish in so few commands. It’s well supported, too! ​Read more about the benefits of R […]

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Which Programming Language Should You Learn?

​The growing popularity of data science requires that you learn a programming language if you don’t already know one. But, which do you choose? There are several to choose from. ​The snarky answer is you should know as many as you need to get the job your want. That’s nice. However, anyone who has learned a […]

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