Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science
Learn how to do data science projects on your own computer locally!
16,387 learners enrolled
Time to completeApprox. 4 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
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.
Syllabus1 lessons • 2 projects • 1 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’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.
Meet the creator of the course
Ada is a Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy. Her background is in mathematics, with a Ph.D. focused on the design of self-assembling DNA nanostructures. Ada has worked on courses across our Data Science catalog, covering topics including Python, Excel, and Data Engineering.
Ada MorseData Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
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- 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.ChrisCodecademy 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.RodrigoCodecademy Learner @ UK
- Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.John-AndrewCodecademy Learner @ USA
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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.