Articles by George Mount

Five ways to get help in Python

June 21, 2021 | George Mount

In an earlier blog post I offered five ways to get help in R. This post serves as the Python equivalent, assuming you are working in Jupyter notebooks. 0. Web search it This one seems obvious, but is worth pointing out. If you get an error message, plug it into a ... [...Read more...]

A tour of Python + Jupyter Notebooks

June 13, 2021 | George Mount

In an earlier post I offered a tour of RStudio, the popular integrated development environment and my preferred interface for teaching R. With Python, I favor Jupyter notebooks so figured a similar tour would be worth it. This post lays out the basics of Jupyter, how to navigate the interface, ...
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Why data analysts should learn to code

April 10, 2021 | George Mount

When many hear “data analytics” these days, they think of graphical user interface (GUI)-driven business intelligence (e.g. Tableau), data warehousing (e.g. Snowflake), or data preparation (e.g. Alteryx) platforms. These tools have their place (some more than others) in the analytics stack. But rather than focus on ...
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