My First - Guided Project (Prison Break)

It was an amazing experience to learn with DATAQUEST as I am basically not from a CS background but learning from DATAQUEST never make me feel like this.

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@tushargupta840 Congrats :handshake: on completing your first project. I’m sure you have a proud feeling, and this is the first step :trophy: to many more wonderful projects on DQ.

I know what you mean when you say that you do not feel out of place in DQ. Most of the topics are taken to the most basic level to help you understand complex ideas.

A couple of helpful pointers from me for your journey forward.

Presentation Style
  • Ensure to re-run the entire project after you are done completing one. This is how to do it image
  • Include an introduction and conclusion section which summarizes your intention and understanding of the project. In fact, include more sections where appropriate. I would direct you to read some other projects we currently have in DQ
  • While you have run the code based on the instruction, I would recommend you add context to it by providing the user with explanations and your own analysis. This is what is expected as you progress as a data analyst. The reader wants to know what you analysed and what you gathered from that analysis.
Coding Style
  • I would recommend the addition of comments. What you’ll realize a couple of projects down the line, when you return to this project, is, you are unsure of what you did. Comments serve as a bookmark. If you haven’t got to this part of the lessons, revisit this project after you do so.
  • I didn’t go through the code at great depth but seeing as you have followed the instructions provided by DQ, I feel there should be no issues.
  • There are a few challenge questions at the end of the project, I recommend that you give those a shot. Those will help to differentiate your project and make them stand out.
  • Once you are comfortable with data visualization, add more of those and expand your analysis further.

Checkout this page for more pointers on how you can take your guided project to a whole different level and standout.

You have got to a good start. Keep the momentum going and project :rocket: on!

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