I’ve decided that its time to learn Python. While I feel very comfortable using R to scrape data from the internet, bring together different datasets, clean, analyze, and visualize data, there are a few things that R isn’t totally super at. For example, sometimes I think that my R programs are running slow (especially when they require loops).
At any rate, I love R, and I am by no means leaving R behind (this is starting to feel like the “it’s not you it’s me” talk) but I want to try new things. This can only add to my appreciation of R. At least, that’s what I’m telling some weird anthropomorphized version of R in my head. Apparently I’m trying to break it to R gently.
So enough of that foolishness! Here’s what I am doing to learn Python: