Category Archives: Languages

Backbone, The Primer: A Simple App

This is the fourth of four posts that guest author Greg MacWilliam has put together for Data Community DC: Backbone, The Primer. For more details about the API and an overview, please go back to the Introduction. For more on … Continue reading

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Building Data Apps with Python

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be offering a Building Data Apps with Python workshop on April 19th, 2014. Python is one of the most popular programming languages for data analysis.  Therefore, it is important to have a basic … Continue reading

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Backbone, The Primer: Views

This is the third of four posts that guest author Greg MacWilliam has put together for Data Community DC: Backbone, The Primer. For more details about the API and an overview, please go back to the Introduction. For more on … Continue reading

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Backbone, The Primer: Models and Collections

This is the second of four posts that guest author Greg MacWilliam has put together for Data Community DC: Backbone, The Primer. For more details about the API and an overview, please go back to the Introduction. Usings Models First, … Continue reading

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Backbone, The Primer

This is the first of four posts that guest author Greg MacWilliam has put together for Data Community DC: Backbone, The Primer. Editors Note: Backbone.js is an MVC framework for front-end developers. It allows rapid development and prototyping of rich … Continue reading

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Flask Mega Meta Tutorial for Data Scientists

Introduction Data science isn’t all statistical modeling, machine learning, and data frames. Eventually, your hard work pays off and you need to give back the data and the results of your analysis; those blinding insights that you and your team … Continue reading

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A Tutorial for Deploying a Django Application that Uses Numpy and Scipy to Google Compute Engine Using Apache2 and modwsgi

by Sean Patrick Murphy Introduction This longer-than-initially planned article walks one through the process of deploying a non-standard Django application on a virtual instance provisioned not from Amazon Web Services but from Google Compute Engine. This means we will be … Continue reading

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2013 September DSMD Event: Teaching Data Science to the Masses

For Data Science MD’s Septmeber meetup, we were very fortunate to have the very talented and very passionate Dr. Jeff Leek speak about his experiences teaching Data Science through the online learning platform Coursera. This was also a unique event … Continue reading

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Fantastic presentations from R using slidify and rCharts

Dr. Ramnath Vaidyanathan of McGill University gave an excellent presentation at a joint Data Visualization DC/Statistical Programming DC event on Monday, August 19 at nclud, on two R projects he leads — slidify and rCharts. After the evening, all I can say … Continue reading

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Data Science MD July Recap: Python and R Meetup

For July’s meetup, Data Science MD was honored to have Jonathan Street of NIH and Brian Godsey of RedOwl Analytics come discuss using Python and R for data analysis.

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