Exploring the Olympic Data
00:07 The first step you should take now that your project is set up is to do some initial exploration of the Olympic data. You’ll find that the data is about the performance of countries in the Olympic games.
00:18 The main thing about this data is that the headers need renaming because they aren’t very descriptive. So without further ado, open up VS Code to your project and get started with some initial data exploration.
Before writing any code or doing anything with pandas, the first step is to just visually inspect the data, see what we’re dealing with. So open up the
data-sets/ folder and go to the
01:31 Let’s go to the bottom, pressing Control + N, and all this data looks reasonably well structured. The main things that you are going need to do with this one—I’m going to press Control + Home to go to the top again—take these headers here and rename them into something a bit more descriptive.
Become a Member to join the conversation.