How to organize your Python data science project
Having done a number of data projects over the years, and having seen a number of them up on GitHub, I've come to see that there's a wide range in terms of how "readable" a project is. I'd like to share some practices that I have come to adopt in my projects, which I hope will bring some organization to your projects.
Disclaimer: I'm hoping nobody takes this to be "the definitive guide" to organizing a data project; rather, I hope you, the reader, find useful tips that you can adapt to your own projects.
Disclaimer 2: What I’m writing below is primarily geared towards Python language users. Some ideas may be transferable to other languages; others may not be so. Please feel free to remix whatever you see here!
Disclaimer 3: I found the Cookiecutter Data Science page after finishing this blog post. Many ideas overlap here, though some directories are irrelevant in my work -- which is to