Alteryx, APIs and Disney – Part II

Alteryx, APIs and Disney – Part II

Welcome to Part II of retrieving data from the Disney character API. In this blog, we will be looking at cleaning and parsing (aka splitting the data into columns) the data. Previously in Part I As a brief summary what we basically did was create URLs with the page...
Alteryx, APIs and Disney – Part I

Alteryx, APIs and Disney – Part I

In week 3 of training at The Data School, one of the topics we learned was APIs. Through APIs we can retrieve even more data than before! We dived into an API of Disney characters thinking it would be a straightforward retrieval. An in-and-out 10 minute...
Data, Alteryx and coffee

Data, Alteryx and coffee

What do data and coffee have in common? Quite a lot when you think about it! For example they both:  Are not consumable in their raw state Will require some altering  Can be highly addictive In our first week at The Data School Down Under we began using and learning...
I joined The Data School without an IT background

I joined The Data School without an IT background

If you are reading this, chances are you are interested in applying to The Data School Down Under. You might be unsure about applying because: You don’t have a background in IT, data, computer science, engineering, or mathematics (like me). You may not have...