Jonathan Poissant

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Four Common Mistakes That Make Automated Testing More Difficult

Automated testing is an essential step in the development process (as covered in the first blog post in this series). Unfortunately, writing …

The Magic of Predicting Demand from Data

Illustration by Alex Brylov / Alamy<p>Sometimes the speed of Amazon’s delivery is bewildering. No matter how obscure your order, the retailer frequently …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

Want to become a successful front-end developer? This 8-course training is key

There are countless ways to learn how to code, but not all are created equal. Case in point: The Ultimate Front End Development Bundle, which provides premium instruction on important website building fundamentals.<p>Pick up this eight-course training for just $39 from TNW Deals.<p>With nearly 50 hours …

Top 32 Agile Books Free & Paid, To Keep You Ahead In Agile Management

Agile Books To Keep You Ahead In Agile Management Free Books 1) Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Second Edition Get Book This book is […]

Project Management

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

How I became (and stayed) a successful programmer

3 strategies that have been crucial to the longevity of my programming careerFor a while now, interest in programming has been skyrocketing. So there …

Self-improvement

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

JavaScript

Boost Your Data Munging with R

As a language, R is strongly tied to data and is thus used mostly by statisticians and data scientists. Many who already use R for machine learning, …

Databases

Fabulously Disconcerting Anthropomorphic Human Faces Baked Into Top Crusts of Handmade Pot Pies

A talented street musician named Serin in Rome is becoming known for his incredible covers of classic Pink Floyd songs, which he performs right in …

Free Version of Google Data Studio 360 Launched

Earlier this year, Google announced the launch of a new premium, enterprise-class data visualization and reporting platform — Data Studio 360 — as …

Analytics

What are the Best Machine Learning Packages in R?

<i>Guest post by Khushbu Shah</i> The most common question asked by prospective data scientists is – “What is the best programming language for Machine …

Data Science

Hitchhiker's Guide to Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python

Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of books, courses and conferences are …

Data Science

Data Visualization — People remember the feeling not the numbers

Analytics belong to every process at your company. Your salesperson is data-driven, your manager is data-driven, your company is data-driven, and you …

The Ultimate Guide To Data Visualization Wireframing And Mockup Tools On The Web | Articles | Big Data

Your next big analytics project depends on accessible data visualizations. Here is a list of some of our favorite wireframing/mockup tools to help …

Data Visualization

Are You Using the Right Data Science Tools for Your Big Data Projects?

Data scientists rely on tools/products/solutions to help them get insights from data. Gregory Piatetsky of KDNuggets conducts an annual survey of …

User Stories For Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence: A Disciplined Agile Approach

For teams that are applying agile strategies to Data Warehouse (DW)/Business Intelligence (BI) development is it fairly common for them to take a …

Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

Machine Learning

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

To SQL or NoSQL? That’s the database question

But as technological lines blur, there's not always a clear-cut answer.<p>Poke around the infrastructure of any startup website or mobile app these …

Python Virtual Environments – A Primer

In this article, we’ll show how to use virtual environments to create and manage separate environments for your Python projects, each using different …

Comprehensions in Python the Jedi way

by Bjørn Friese<p>Beautiful is better than ugly. Explicit is better than implicit.<p>-- The Zen of Python<p>I frequently deal with collections of things in …

Learn How To Code For Free Using These Top 10 Coding Lesson Sites

In the past half a decade or so there has been a lot of concerted effort to make learning how to code a mainstream thing in the society. From boot …

Top 10

15 Free Admin Dashboard Templates (PSD & Sketch)

Advertise here with BSA<br>In recent years, much has changed in the way web users interact with dashboard data and complete simple backend tasks. Layouts …

Are You Using the Right Tools for Your Big Data Projects?

Data scientists rely on tools/products/solutions to help them get insights from data. Gregory Piatetsky of KDNuggets conducts an annual survey of …

Learning Python for ETL : learnpython

Community Details<p>129k<p>Subscribers<p>799<p>Online<p>Subreddit for posting content, questions, and asking for general advice about learning the Python …

8 Skills You Need to Be a Data Scientist

Interested in landing a job as a data scientist? These are the core set of 8 data science competencies you should develop:<p><b>1. Basic Tools:</b> No matter …

Data Science