In the course of our learning process we found that there are a couple of things that make your life much easier. One of those things ins handling the command line. If you’re already coming from an engineering background, this might seem the obvious way to handle data for you. However, if you’re coming from a different field of study or professional background, the command line might be new to you.
Yet, achieving command line proficiency will help you become a more efficient and productive data scientist. We found a resource that explains Data Science and the Command Line from scratch. It’s a comprehensive book, that will guide you through the process step by step. You’ll learn small, but powerful commands and tools to retrieve, explore and model your data.
This is the website for Data Science at the Command Line, published by O’Reilly October 2014 First Edition. This hands-on guide demonstrates how the flexibility of the command line can help you become a more efficient and productive data scientist. You’ll learn how to combine small, yet powerful, command-line tools to quickly obtain, scrub, explore, and model your data.
Command Line Tutorials
If you’re used to hands-on tutorials, we suggest Codeacademy or Udemy. Both tutorials cover this topic from different perspectives.