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Adventures in Excel

Excel secrets and magic. The kind of industry knowledge that could put financial analysts out of business.

16 Posts

Python Code Snippet Corner

Your occasional dose of Python tidbits for data science and analysis. Tutorials are BYOJ: bring your own Jupyter notebook.

16 Posts

Building Flask Apps

Python’s most popular framework. Use Flask to create applications ranging from APIs to MVC applications. Learn routing, databases, user management, etc.

11 Posts

Data Analysis with Pandas

Manipulate and analyze datasets with Pandas: Python's iconic data library. Use Pandas to perform SQL-like operations on tabular data in memory.

10 Posts

Rise of Google Cloud

Build robust serverless architecture on Google Cloud Platform. Learn through tutorials, make comparisons, and hear opinions on GCP as a whole.

7 Posts

Learning Apache Spark

Utilize Apache Spark to build speedy data pipelines. Interact with your Spark cluster using PySpark, and get started using Databricks' notebook interface.

6 Posts

Creating APIs in AWS

Create a REST API in AWS by combining microservices such as Lambda Functions, RDS, and API Gateway.

5 Posts

Working with MySQL

Learn about MySQL database configuration, the query language, and cloud hosted instances.

5 Posts

Embracing GraphQL

Learn GraphQL syntax and see the reasons why the future of APIs is here to stay. We walk through everything from server/client setup to intricate tricks.

4 Posts

Hacking Tableau Server

Break free from the constraints of the TSM CLI to bend Tableau Server to your will. Uncover Superadmin privileges, or even rewire Tableau to handle ETL.

4 Posts

MongoDB Cloud

All you need to know about MongoDB’s official cloud offering. Dive into MongoDB Atlas, or the architecture & microservices provided by MongoDB Stitch.

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Welcome to SQL

If you feel like you’re late to the data party, we all are. The party has been going strong since the 70s: brush up on SQL syntax the old-fashioned way.

4 Posts

Mapping Data with Mapbox

A full exploration into Mapbox: the sweetheart of geovisualization amongst data scientists. Learn the core product or see why the API rivals Google Maps.

3 Posts

Mastering SQLAlchemy

Manage database connections, create data models, and query your data using Python's SQLAlchemy ORM.

3 Posts

Microsoft PowerPivot

Utilize Excel's most powerful add-on to get more from your data. Learn to use powerful features such as building data models, table relationships, and much more.

3 Posts

Getting Into Django

The monolithic Python framework that started it all. Dive into aspects of Django ranging from request handling, database models, form submissions, and more.

2 Posts