## Installing Python Packages

One of the things which makes Python awesome is the quality and quantity of open source packages available to extend its power. This means the with the right package and just a...

Data Science is hugely important in the modern world, and Python is a powerful tool for processing, analysing, displaying data and more. Using industry standard Python libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib and SciPy you can explore the fascinating world of Data Science to your heart’s content.

One of the things which makes Python awesome is the quality and quantity of open source packages available to extend its power. This means the with the right package and just a...

Scrapy is a powerful Python package that makes it easy to crawl the web and mine data. There are many reasons why people might want to do this (or hire you to...

Random numbers are very important in computing. Whenever you need to simulate something in the real world where the outcome is unknown, random numbers come into play. A classic example is their...

In this article we are going to look at how to create Venn Diagrams with Python. Venn Diagrams are a great invention and are a really handy way to reason about sets....

I’ve been enjoying reading A Programmer’s Introduction to Mathematics by Jeremy Kun recently. After the introduction, the first main topic it covers is a neat trick for sharing secrets (encrypting messages) so...

In this post we are going to use Python to explore the story of the Baltimore Stockbroker. If you were in the fortunate position to have some money to invest and you...

In this article we are going to learn how to do some basic sentiment analysis with Python, using a wordlist-based approach and the afinn package. First, you will need to install the...

In this article we are going to use Python to test whether a coin is fair. We will do this by making use of the statsmodels package to perform a hypothesis test....

Here’s a useful tip for finding the size of a pandas dataframe. It can get a little confusing as len and size usually give different answers. size gives the total number of...

In this post we are going to explore conditional probability with Python. Here’s a fun and potentially tricksome question about probabilities: In a family with two children, what is the probability that,...

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