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Pandas in Action

Published by Manning Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Pandas has rapidly become one of Python's most popular data analysis libraries. With pandas you can efficiently sort, analyze, filter and munge almost any type of data. Pandas in Action shows you how to master this versatile tool and take the next steps in your data science career.

Pandas has rapidly become one of Python's most popular data analysis libraries. With pandas you can efficiently sort, analyze, filter and munge almost any type of data. Pandas in Action shows you how to master this versatile tool and take the next steps in your data science career.

Pandas in Action makes it easy to dive into Python-based data analysis. You’ll learn to use pandas to automate repetitive spreadsheet functionality and derive insight from data by sorting columns, filtering data subsets, and creating multi-leveled indices. Each chapter is a self-contained tutorial, letting you dip in when you need to troubleshoot tricky problems. Best of all, you won’t be learning from sterile or randomly created data. You’ll start with a variety of datasets that are big, small, incomplete, broken, and messy and learn how to clean and format them for proper analysis.

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Boris Paskhaver is a software engineer, Agile consultant, and educator. His six programming courses on Udemy have amassed 236,000 students, with an average course rating of 4.59 out of 5. He first used Python and the pandas library to derive a variety of business insights at the world’s #1 jobs site, Indeed.com.