Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Science

Why Getting Started Off-Platform for Data Scientists?

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.

Take-Away Skills

This course will teach you how to do data science projects on your own computer locally. In this course, you will learn about:

  • Using the Command Line
  • Installing and using Jupyter Notebooks
  • Setting up and using PostgreSQL
  • Git workflow
  • Setting up and using integrated development environments

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  1. 1
    Learn how to use the command line!
  2. 2
    Get started off platform with Jupyter Notebook!
  3. 3
    Learn about integrated development environments and text editors!
  4. 4
    Learn what a relational database management system is and how to get PostgreSQL set up on your own computer!
  5. 5
    An introduction to Git and a few of its core features

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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I know from first-hand experience that you can go in knowing zero, nothing, and just get a grasp on everything as you go and start building right away.

Course Description

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

Details

Earn a certificate of completion
4 hours to complete in total
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Learn what a relational database management system is and how to get PostgreSQL set up on your own computer!

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