DEV Community

loading...
Cover image for How to Master Python for Data Science

How to Master Python for Data Science

Data Professor
My passion is bioinformatics and data science where I blog on Medium and make YouTube videos (Data Professor: http://youtube.com/dataprofessor)
・1 min read

Here’s the Essential Python you Need for Data Science

So you’re embarking on your journey into data science and everyone recommends that you start with learning how to code. You decided on Python and are now paralyzed by the large piles of learning resources that are at your disposal. Perhaps you are overwhelmed and owing to analysis paralysis, you are procrastinating your first steps in learning how to code in Python.

In this article, I’ll be your guide and take you on a journey of exploring the essential bare minimal knowledge that you need in order to master Python for getting started in data science. I will assume that you have no prior coding experience or that you may come from a non-technical background. However, if you are coming from a technical or computer science background and have knowledge of a prior programming language and would like to transition to Python, you can use this article as a high-level overview to get acquainted with the gist of the Python language. Either way, it is the aim of this article to navigate you through the landscape of the Python language at their intersection with data science, which will help you get started in no time.

Read the full article

Discussion (0)