Learning python as an R user

Introduction As an avid listener to some tech podcasts, particularly ones that are run or feature people that I know, (pydataMCR and How AI Built this - find them on your favourite podcast player) I heard in one episode Liam (the host of How AI Built this) say “Kaylea is very much as R person … but she is learning python”. This is true, and in fact I feel like I’ve made quite good progress recently in using python that I thought it would be useful to share some of my tips and tricks for what has helped me.

Fun with Functions

On the 4th of February I presented a workshop on functions in R at the R Ladies Manchester meetup.