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About the Course

This course will introduce students to the basics of the Structured Query Language (SQL) as well as basic database design for storing data as part of a multi-step data gathering, analysis, and processing effort. The course will use SQLite3 as its database. We will also build web crawlers and multi-step data gathering and visualization processes. We will use the D3.js library to do basic data visualization. This course will cover Chapters 14-15 of the book “Python for Everybody”. To succeed in this course, you should be familiar with the material covered in Chapters 1-13 of the textbook and the first three courses in this specialization. This course covers Python 3....
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Mar 12, 2018

The course is great... You can definitely learn many things... Was kind of hard for me and i went many times back and forth through most of the lectures... However i think i learn many new things....


Jun 22, 2017

Wonderful course! I learnt many useful SQL statements and know how to combine database operations into python program. Dr. Chuck's lectures are always comprehensible and clear. Thank you, professor.

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Oct 25, 2016

Thanks Dr. Chuck for making me learn how to handle DBs with python scripts.Thanks for your time.Highly recommended.

By Ian G

Oct 16, 2016

Fantastic introduction to the world of databases. Engaging video tutor and interesting examples of database usage.

By Athreya V S

Aug 24, 2020

Nice course, here we get to know about SQL and databases. Inclusion of python to use SQLite is done in a good way.

By kalenshi k

Nov 30, 2017

my review here will be biased because i just looove databases and having this skill with python was so interesting

By David D

Nov 21, 2016

A well thought out course with material progressively advancing at a pace that challenges but does not discourage.

By Munesh C

Apr 27, 2021

A great learning experience. The course is equally relevant for novices as it is for seasoned Python programmers.

By Mihir A

Feb 14, 2020

Got a really nice overview of databases in general and how they store data. I liked learning SQL during this time

By Joanthan S

Apr 2, 2019

This is going to be extremely useful going forward. Well laid out and the fundamentals all start coming together!

By Sashi B

Jul 25, 2017

Great introduction to using python to create, edit and query data from SQL (SQLite used in the course) databases.

By LI H G (

Feb 25, 2016

It is great course because it doesn't only teach you Python, it leads you to write real application using Python.

By Dan C

Feb 15, 2016

Such a great class for those beginning to user Python in a database environment. Lots of good, solid information.

By Denis K

May 22, 2022

Це дуже цікавий та корисний курс. Методика викладання дозволяє шукати рішення на базі горно поданого матеріалу!

By Louis d B

Jan 6, 2020

Great course, get to learn SQL too, and interesting ways to present data. Dr Chuck keeps in fun and interesting!

By Dirk C

May 3, 2017

If you are looking for an entry into combination of Databases and Development this course is a great first step.

By Stefan B

May 5, 2016

Very nice. Some of the theoretical quizes were too detailed - the coding could have a little bit more challenges

By Manoj K

Feb 8, 2016

This course was really nice one. I am expecting more courses on "Using Databases with Python and data analytics"

By zhang m

May 19, 2022

amazing course I used to think database and python are two separate things but they are combined in this class!

By Rachel C

May 24, 2021

This was a great class for a beginner in SQL and Python/SQLite Databases. Easy to understand and follow along.

By Willem N

Jul 20, 2019

Being able to work with databases makes you realize how potent these tools are. I absolutely adored this course

By liu n

May 12, 2018

this part I'm familiar because it's relates to my daily work. Dr. Chuck's explanation is as wonderful as usual!

By James E W

Oct 2, 2016

Great course! This is a very good introduction to the value of databases and database management using SQLite.

By Robert S

Mar 20, 2016

Excellent class. Dr. Chuck is a phenomenal teacher. If Charles Severance teaches it, then you should take it.

By Murali D

Jan 14, 2016

Well organized, well presented and has adequate information to introduce you to the capabilities of the sqlite.

By Budhaditya D

Apr 13, 2021

Nice Course. But requesting you to add more details to the course and teach about Pandas, Numpy and Matplotlib

By Alberto C

May 18, 2020

Great and clear introduction to the use of databases. A good starting point to develop the database knowledge.