Python Virtual Environments and package dependencies with a requirements.txt

This tutorial has been borne out of the ability to port my development environments around. Most times I have to create requirements files to specify the dependent packages to be created in my virtual environments. Creating virtual environments To learn how to create virtual environments, see below: Anaconda: https://hutsons-hacks.info/creating-and-replicating-an-anaconda-environment-from-a-yaml-file PIP: https://hutsons-hacks.info/creating-virtual-environments-for-python-projects-in-vs-code The question I get…

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TidyModels hands on for the NHS-R community – building a supervised ML classification model from scratch

The inclusive NHS-R community have welcomed me to complete my webinar hat trick for this year. In this webinar I focus on building a ML model from scratch. The overview of the webinar is: Build your first Machine Learning classification model with tidymodels Understanding data processing for machine learning Evaluate your machine learning models with…

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TidyModels or CARET – how they compare?

People have been telling me not to teach caret anymore, albeit I do teach TidyModels as well. Their argument is that TidyModels is new and shiny and we should be using the most up to date tools. I get this justification, but is caret really dead? My answer is “not by a long shot!“. Hats…

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