Python at Universities in The Netherlands

Python is becoming a widely used programming language at Universities. It is beginner friendly and a suitable tool for research. Of course you will see it in the field of machine learning, artificial intelligence, finance and economics. You are probably also not surprised to see it in beta fields like biology, astrology and engineering. But … Continue reading “Python at Universities in The Netherlands”

Python numbers – The Netherlands, 2020

Python’s popularity is growing fast, also in The Netherlands. But do we really know how fast? Actually, not really, because the popularity of a language is a subjective matter. Certainly the answer you get depends on the person you ask. So is there any way we can get a better understanding of usage numbers of … Continue reading “Python numbers – The Netherlands, 2020”

Pandas Profiling – Turbocharge your Data Analysis

Pandas Profiling is the cool new tool for Data Analysis with Python. In this post, we will analyse the Airbnb data for Amsterdam, kindly provided by Inside Airbnb. If you are running Anaconda, you can install the package with the following command in your command line (Windows) or terminal (MacOS / Linux): conda install -c … Continue reading “Pandas Profiling – Turbocharge your Data Analysis”

So, who is learning Python?

Who is learning Python? A question I’ve been getting regularly, is “who are attending your Python workshops?”. Maybe surprisingly, it is mostly non-developers*. Some common job roles of the participants are:  Sales Account Manager Growth Hacker Below is a “word cloud” of job roles from the Python workshop participants.  As you can see, it is … Continue reading “So, who is learning Python?”

Getting Started with Python: The Installation [Windows]

Python is a programming language created by Guido van Rossum back in 1991. The language is easy to use and has gained a lot in popularity the last few years. At the time of writing, it is the 3rd most popular language (after Java and C) as ranked by TIOBE. Installation of Python So how do … Continue reading “Getting Started with Python: The Installation [Windows]”