Why Python?

A hot data science skill on all the job boards is knowing Python. It sits brightly besides SQL and R as a need to have but why is it so popular? As a Marketing Data Scientist, how will it help me crunch statistics and other maths questions?

Python.org gives us an executive summary, but this is vague, more of a quick marketing promo, searching elsewhere one of top results is from Datacamp, it gives a good starting point with 40+ statistics problems, including my personal favourite Statistics:

The topics that this blog post includes and will list resources for are:

I’ll let you know how I progress!


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