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Getting started with Python and R for Data Science


We will take you through some common Python and R packages used for machine learning and data analysis, and go through a simple linear regression model. Also, we will help you set up Python and R on your Windows/Mac/Linux machine, run your code locally, and push your code to a GitHub repository.

What you’ll learn

  • Set up Python and R in your machine
  • Do basic scripting for reading and visualizing data
  • How to apply a model and assess
  • How to share your hacks and projects on GitHub
Data Science Dojo
Rebecca Merrett
Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree of information and media from the University of Technology Sydney and a post graduate diploma in mathematics and statistics from the University of Southern Queensland. She has a background in technical writing for games dev and has written for tech publications.

We are looking for passionate people willing to cultivate and inspire the next generation of leaders in tech, business, and data science. If you are one of them get in touch with us!


All commands, scripts, and data can be accessed here
Python Programming Language can be downloaded here
get-pip.py Script can be accessed here
RStudio can be downloaded here
Git for Windows can be downloaded here