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Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science

Learn how to do data science projects on your own computer locally!

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 4 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

This course will introduce you to all of the tools you will need to get started off-platform as well as some helpful tricks for each technology. These are the most common technologies used by Data Professionals across sectors.

Syllabus

1 lessons • 2 projects • 1 quizzes
The platform

Hands-on learning

Don’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Animated demonstration of running code in Codecademy's learning environment

Reviews from learners

  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
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    Codecademy Learner @ USA
  • I felt like I learned months in a week. I love how Codecademy uses learning by practice and gives great challenges to help the learner to understand a new concept and subject.
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  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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    Codecademy Learner @ USA

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Practice Projects

Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.

Assessments

Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.

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Frequently asked questions about Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science

  • The tech we use every day creates huge amounts of data, and data science allows us to put it to good use. By combining software engineering, statistics, and probability, we can analyze and visualize data to find valuable insights, better understand trends and relationships, and predict future events and outcomes.