Pandas in action
Pandas is instantly familiar to anyone who’s used spreadsheet software, whether that’s Google Sheets or good old Excel. It’s got columns, it’s got grids, it’s got rows; but pandas is far more powerful. Save 40% with code nlkdpandas40 on this book, and other Manning books and videos.
Do you spend all day staring at spreadsheets whilst dreaming of being able to put “Data Analyst” on your resume? Maybe you’ve started by dipping your toes into Python, before getting intimidated by complex libraries as soon as you step beyond the basics. Don’t worry—there’s a Python library that’s perfect for you. It’s called pandas.
Pandas is instantly familiar to anyone who’s used spreadsheet software, whether that’s Google Sheets or good old Excel. It’s got columns, it’s got grids, it’s got rows; but pandas is far more powerful. In fact, it’s the backbone of a huge chunk of the Python data ecosystem, used in tandem with other Python libraries for statistics, machine learning, and more.
If you want to learn pandas there’s no better place to start than Pandas in Action. Written by veteran data engineer Boris Paskhaver, it’s published by Manning Publications—so you know its quality is assured. It instantly makes your life easier, showing you how to use pandas to automate boring and repetitive spreadsheet functionalities without needing to write lots of complex code. Each chapter is a self-contained tutorial, allowing you to learn pandas at your own pace and then dip in when you need to troubleshoot tricky problems.
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