Tag: Array

Glossary: Array operator

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A type of operator which allows you to perform actions on two or more arrays and their contents. Although they vary in how they are written between languages, the array operators are roughly as follows: Operator Example Description + apples=[“russet”=>2,”cox”=>5,”golden delicious”=>2]pears=[“dessert”=>3, “conference”=>2]   apples + pears returns [“russet” => 2, “cox” => 5, “dessert” => […]

Glossary: Array

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A type of variable that can store multiple pieces of information and sort these pieces in a specified manner. Arrays store values, sometimes alongside a key that identifies that value. Stroed values can be retrieved at another point, or be modified. An array lets you add new items, delete items and rearrange the items inside […]

Blog post: Start of the Data Analysis Course

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Today I started my 4 week FutureLearn data analysis course. It’s a free course that will give me the basics of analysing data, and will just happen to help me learn the basics of a new coding language: Python. I progressed through the first couple of pages very quickly – these were mostly an introduction […]