Big Data Programming Languages: Differences Between Python, R, and Julia

Here’s a brief introduction to each big data programming language, as well as some ideas about applications where one may be more suitable than the others.


The (lack of a) case against Python 3

A few days ago, well-known author and developer Zed Shaw wrote a blog post, “The Case Against Python 3.”   I have a huge amount of respect for Zed’s work, and his book (Learn Python the Hard Way) is one whose approach is similar to mine — so muc...

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