Category Archives: Languages

Building Data Apps with Python on August 23rd

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting another Building Data Apps with Python workshop on August 23rd.  For more info and to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/V4used.  There’s even an early bird discount if you register … Continue reading

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Confire: A new Python library

Announcing the release of a new open source library: Confire is a simple but powerful configuration scheme that builds on the configuration parsers of Scapy, elasticsearch, Django and others. The basic scheme is to have a configuration search path that … Continue reading

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Natural Language Processing in Python and R

This is a guest post by Charlie Greenbacker and Tommy Jones. Data comes in many forms. As a data scientist, you might be comfortable working with large amounts of structured data nicely organized in a database or other tabular format, … Continue reading

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Win Free eCopies of Social Media Mining with R

This is a sponsored post by Richard Heimann. Rich is Chief Data Scientist at L-3 NSS and recently published Social Media Mining with R (Packt Publishing, 2014) with co-author Nathan Danneman, also a Data Scientist at L-3 NSS Data Tactics. … Continue reading

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High-Performance Computing in R Workshop

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting a High-Performance Computing with R workshop on June 21st, 2014 taught by Yale professor and R package author Jay Emerson. If you’re interested in learning about high-performance computing including concepts such … Continue reading

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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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