All posts tagged with 'python'
Starting your first role as a software engineer and having no knowledge of the programming language used in your organisation sounds like a nightmare at first, as thoughts of the imposter syndrome that many of us seem to suffer from these days start to take over. But worry not. At FreeAgent the environment is very friendly and relaxed, allowing you as a new joiner to focus on learning and integrating… Continue reading
I was really excited to begin interning at FreeAgent and after 9 weeks in the Data Analytics team I feel I’ve learnt a lot about working in a team inside a company, and about the culture here. I thought I would write a bit about how it was getting set up, working on my project and communicating my findings to the rest of the company. Onboarding/set-up There were a lot… Continue reading
Jupyter Notebook is a development environment that runs in your web browser and can be used with several languages, including R and Python. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the benefits of using Jupyter Notebook and how to start using it with Python. Benefits of Jupyter Notebook Chunking code into cells Instead of having to write code in large flat files, developers can use Jupyter Notebook to… Continue reading
We’ve all been there - it’s a couple of days or even the night before an important deadline and one of the following happens: You lose your memory stick with all your work on it and scramble to recreate it but can’t get it back to the way it was.You make some more ‘advancements’ to your work and suddenly everything is broken and you can’t seem to get it back… Continue reading
Python is the programming language of choice for running analysis, building models and running machine learning services in production for the Data Science team at FreeAgent. A key reason we chose Python is the great ecosystem of packages available: NumPy, pandas, SciPy and scikit-learn, deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and more bespoke options for specific tasks like Click for developing CLIs. This wealth of options is a great strength of… Continue reading