Programming for Data Science with Python

Python—from the starting line to your next job

Python, the much-loved, popular programming language, is the starting block for your data science career. In this specialization, you’ll practice Python and SQL before moving on to your choice of a capstone project that incorporates your new skills and lays the groundwork for your Python portfolio. These are universal skills you can apply in any industry.

Minimal Python: 5 Python Skills You Need for a Data Science Job

You don’t need to master all of Python programming to launch a successful career in data science. You just need to focus on the key skills that will get you started. Learn a subset of the Python language and you’re good to go, according to Noah Gift, an expert Python instructor and co-author of Minimal Python.