In this lesson we will learn the basics of reading and writing data from/to a file, and to do some basic data manipulation and analysis. We will start using pandas, which is a modern and feature-rich data analysis framework for Python designed to make data analysis and manipulation straightforward and powerful using easy-to-use data structures and operations. The main components of today’s lesson can be found in the navigation bar to the left.
After this weeks lesson your should be able to:
Read and explore tabular data in Python (using the pandas library)
Do simple data analysis using pandas data structures and functions
Write data to a .csv text file