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Before anything

Learn with a project.


Use software you already know and find out how to do more with them. If you know Excel, you have a lot of power.

If you want to start learning a language from scratch, pick any. Python is pretty good for absolute beginners.

If you want to do more things with the web/the browser, learn JavaScript (and HTML/CSS). It's pretty much a package.

I can't vouch for other languages. You can google them.

Free(ish) sites to learn languages

If you don't know ANY software and don't want to learn a language, try some of the following

Know that they will be limiting at some point.

Examine/clean data:

  • Google Sheet
  • Google Refine

Present data:

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