Data Science Learning Path or Steps to become a data scientist Final

There is a massive shortage of quality data scientists on the market right now (Source).  IBM predicts the market demand for data scientists to rise by 28% increase by 2020. That means there is a lot of room left for data scientists.

We produce 2.5 quintillions of data, and that number will increase with the advancement in IoT. The current world needs more professionals who can play around with data. The corporations do not utilize their collected data due to lack of skilled data science workforce who can extract valuable insights from the massive pool of information.

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Enable Edit Button in Shutter In Linux Mint 19 and Ubuntu 18.04

Shutter is a screen capturing software. It allows you to take screenshot of a specific area, window and even the entire screen.

Shutter also comes with a few editing tools, however these tools are not enabled by default. To enable these tools we’ll have to install some additional packages.

All the instructions mentioned in this post is tested on Linux Mint 19 and Ubuntu 18.04.

Let’s start!

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Python 3 time module

The time module provides a number of time-related functions. Most of the functions found in this module call the platform C library functions behind the scenes with the same name.

To import the time module enter the following command:

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Pygments Tutorial

Pygments is a very popular and robust Python package to highlight code snippets. Many well-known sites like Wikipedia, BitBucket, Read the Docs etc. are using it. Here are some of the features of Pygments: Supports a wide range of languages and markup formats. New language and markup can be added easily. Can use used as …

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How to use Virtualenv ?

What is Virtualenv?

Virtualenv is a handy tool for creating Python Virtual Environments.

So Why do we need Virtual Environments?

You can think of Virtual Environments as a separate Python installation which allows us to work on projects using different versions of the same package without conflicting with one another. Consider the following example:

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Installing MySQL (Windows, Linux and Mac)

MySQL is one of the most used Relational databases on the Web and in this lesson, we will learn how to install it. This post specifically covers how to install MySQL on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Installing MySQL on Windows To download MySQL for Windows navigate to https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/windows/installer/. Scroll down a little and you …

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What is if __name__ == ‘__main__’ in Python ?

The following is the most common pattern that trips people up.

Every Python module defines a variable called __name__. It can either contain module name or __main__ depending upon how a module is executed.

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Installing GoAccess (A Real-time web log analyzer)

GoAccess is an open source software which allows us to monitor a web server in real time. It displays the statistics after reading web server logs. The purpose behind the GoAccess was to provide valuable information to the site administrator in real-time right inside the terminal. GoAccess is not just limited to the terminal, it also gives you the option to view statistics in the browser.

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Installing Isso

Isso is an open source alternative to Disqus. It is written in Python and allows users to enter comments in markdown. Unlike Disqus however, it is very lightweight and uses SQLite database store comments. Lately, Disqus has been criticized because of its privacy policies and bad site performance. If you are really concerned about these issues then isso might be a great alternative. This post describes how you can install isso on a blog written in Flask running on Ubuntu server though it can be adapted to any framework or server of your choice.

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