Jupyter notebook and datasets from the pandas Q&A video series

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Python pandas Q&A video series

Read about the series, and view all of the videos on one page: Easier data analysis in Python with pandas.

📺 Videos (playlist)

  1. What is pandas? (Introduction to the Q&A series) (6:24)
  2. How do I read a tabular data file into pandas? (8:54)
  3. How do I select a pandas Series from a DataFrame? (11:10)
  4. Why do some pandas commands end with parentheses (and others don't)? (8:45)
  5. How do I rename columns in a pandas DataFrame? (9:36)
  6. How do I remove columns from a pandas DataFrame? (6:35)
  7. How do I sort a pandas DataFrame or a Series? (8:56)
  8. How do I filter rows of a pandas DataFrame by column value? (13:44)
  9. How do I apply multiple filter criteria to a pandas DataFrame? (9:51)
  10. Your pandas questions answered! (9:06)
  11. How do I use the "axis" parameter in pandas? (8:33)
  12. How do I use string methods in pandas? (6:16)
  13. How do I change the data type of a pandas Series? (7:28)
  14. When should I use a "groupby" in pandas? (8:24)
  15. How do I explore a pandas Series? (9:50)
  16. How do I handle missing values in pandas? (14:27)
  17. What do I need to know about the pandas index? (Part 1) (13:36)
  18. What do I need to know about the pandas index? (Part 2) (10:38)
  19. How do I select multiple rows and columns from a pandas DataFrame? (21:46)
  20. When should I use the "inplace" parameter in pandas? (10:18)
  21. How do I make my pandas DataFrame smaller and faster? (19:05)
  22. How do I use pandas with scikit-learn to create Kaggle submissions? (13:25)
  23. More of your pandas questions answered! (19:23)
  24. How do I create dummy variables in pandas? (13:13)
  25. How do I work with dates and times in pandas? (10:20)
  26. How do I find and remove duplicate rows in pandas? (9:47)
  27. How do I avoid a SettingWithCopyWarning in pandas? (13:29)
  28. How do I change display options in pandas? (14:55)
  29. How do I create a pandas DataFrame from another object? (14:25)
  30. How do I apply a function to a pandas Series or DataFrame? (17:57)
  31. Bonus: How do I use the MultiIndex in pandas? (25:00)
  32. Bonus: How do I merge DataFrames in pandas? (21:48)
  33. Bonus: 4 new time-saving tricks in pandas (14:50)
  34. Bonus: 5 new changes in pandas you need to know about (20:54)
  35. Bonus: My top 25 pandas tricks (27:37)
  36. Bonus: 21 more pandas tricks (24:39)
  37. Bonus: Data Science Best Practices with pandas (PyCon 2019) (1:44:16)
  38. Bonus: Your pandas questions answered! (webcast) (1:56:01)

📓 Jupyter Notebooks

📊 Datasets

Filename Description Raw File Original Source Other
chipotle.tsv Online orders from the Chipotle restaurant chain bit.ly/chiporders The Upshot Upshot article
drinks.csv Alcohol consumption by country bit.ly/drinksbycountry FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight article
imdb_1000.csv Top rated movies from IMDb bit.ly/imdbratings IMDb Web scraping script
stocks.csv Small dataset of stock prices bit.ly/smallstocks DataCamp
titanic_test.csv Testing set from Kaggle's Titanic competition bit.ly/kaggletest Kaggle Data dictionary
titanic_train.csv Training set from Kaggle's Titanic competition bit.ly/kaggletrain Kaggle Data dictionary
u.data Movie ratings by MovieLens users bit.ly/movielensdata GroupLens Data dictionary
u.item Movie information from MovieLens bit.ly/movieitems GroupLens Data dictionary
u.user Demographic information about MovieLens users bit.ly/movieusers GroupLens Data dictionary
ufo.csv Reports of UFO sightings from 1930-2000 bit.ly/uforeports National UFO Reporting Center Web scraping script

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