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Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science

Learn how to setup Jupyter Notebooks and PostGRESQL and run 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
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Meet the creator of the course
Ada Morse
Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
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.

Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science course ratings and reviews

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