Noah Saunders

Noah Saunders

1623985478

Importing CSV Files and Combining Data in Pandas to Create a Grade Book

One of the jobs that all teachers have in common is evaluating students. Whether you use exams, homework assignments, quizzes, or projects, you usually have to turn students’ scores into a letter grade at the end of the term. This often involves a bunch of calculations that you might do in a spreadsheet. Instead, you can consider using Python and pandas.

This segment of the course features exploring multiple data files and how to load and merge data with pandas.

For more information about the complete course: https://realpython.com/courses/gradebook-using-pandas-python/

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Importing CSV Files and Combining Data in Pandas to Create a Grade Book
Siphiwe  Nair

Siphiwe Nair

1620466520

Your Data Architecture: Simple Best Practices for Your Data Strategy

If you accumulate data on which you base your decision-making as an organization, you should probably think about your data architecture and possible best practices.

If you accumulate data on which you base your decision-making as an organization, you most probably need to think about your data architecture and consider possible best practices. Gaining a competitive edge, remaining customer-centric to the greatest extent possible, and streamlining processes to get on-the-button outcomes can all be traced back to an organization’s capacity to build a future-ready data architecture.

In what follows, we offer a short overview of the overarching capabilities of data architecture. These include user-centricity, elasticity, robustness, and the capacity to ensure the seamless flow of data at all times. Added to these are automation enablement, plus security and data governance considerations. These points from our checklist for what we perceive to be an anticipatory analytics ecosystem.

#big data #data science #big data analytics #data analysis #data architecture #data transformation #data platform #data strategy #cloud data platform #data acquisition

Gerhard  Brink

Gerhard Brink

1620629020

Getting Started With Data Lakes

Frameworks for Efficient Enterprise Analytics

The opportunities big data offers also come with very real challenges that many organizations are facing today. Often, it’s finding the most cost-effective, scalable way to store and process boundless volumes of data in multiple formats that come from a growing number of sources. Then organizations need the analytical capabilities and flexibility to turn this data into insights that can meet their specific business objectives.

This Refcard dives into how a data lake helps tackle these challenges at both ends — from its enhanced architecture that’s designed for efficient data ingestion, storage, and management to its advanced analytics functionality and performance flexibility. You’ll also explore key benefits and common use cases.

Introduction

As technology continues to evolve with new data sources, such as IoT sensors and social media churning out large volumes of data, there has never been a better time to discuss the possibilities and challenges of managing such data for varying analytical insights. In this Refcard, we dig deep into how data lakes solve the problem of storing and processing enormous amounts of data. While doing so, we also explore the benefits of data lakes, their use cases, and how they differ from data warehouses (DWHs).


This is a preview of the Getting Started With Data Lakes Refcard. To read the entire Refcard, please download the PDF from the link above.

#big data #data analytics #data analysis #business analytics #data warehouse #data storage #data lake #data lake architecture #data lake governance #data lake management

Laravel 8 Import Export CSV/EXCEL File Example

In this post i will show you Laravel 8 Import Export CSV/EXCEL File Example. We will simple create import data to xls, csv file and also we will import data to database using csv file in laravel 8 application.

Using this example we can easily import-export and download the csv & excel file from the database using the maatwebsite/excel composer package. maatwebsite/excel provide easy way to import and export csv file in laravel 8 using database model.

Laravel 8 Import Export CSV/EXCEL File Example

https://websolutionstuff.com/post/laravel-8-import-export-csv-excel-file-example

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Sid  Schuppe

Sid Schuppe

1617988080

How To Blend Data in Google Data Studio For Better Data Analysis

Using data to inform decisions is essential to product management, or anything really. And thankfully, we aren’t short of it. Any online application generates an abundance of data and it’s up to us to collect it and then make sense of it.

Google Data Studio helps us understand the meaning behind data, enabling us to build beautiful visualizations and dashboards that transform data into stories. If it wasn’t already, data literacy is as much a fundamental skill as learning to read or write. Or it certainly will be.

Nothing is more powerful than data democracy, where anyone in your organization can regularly make decisions informed with data. As part of enabling this, we need to be able to visualize data in a way that brings it to life and makes it more accessible. I’ve recently been learning how to do this and wanted to share some of the cool ways you can do this in Google Data Studio.

#google-data-studio #blending-data #dashboard #data-visualization #creating-visualizations #how-to-visualize-data #data-analysis #data-visualisation

August  Larson

August Larson

1624286340

Python for Beginners #2 — Importing files to python with pandas

Use pandas to upload CSV, TXT and Excel files

Story time before we begin

Learning Python isn’t the easiest thing to do. But consistency is really the key to arriving at a level that boosts your career.

We hear a lot about millennials wanting things to easy. In reality, there are a lot of young professionals who believe that they can do more for their companies but are being held back by the work cultures they are faced with at the onset of their careers.

Having been lucky enough to have found a job after my studies, I remember immediately feeling a wave of disappointment a very short while after starting my new job. I felt like a cog in a massive machine. I wasn’t really anything other than a ‘resource’. An extra 8–15 hours of daily man power depending on my boss’ whim.

The result, was the eventual disenchantment and lack of motivation simply because, for the most part, I was expected to be quiet and do my job in the hope of one day being senior enough to effect significant changes. And while the older generation would generally tell me to suck it up, I couldn’t see myself sucking it up for 5 years or more. I knew I’d get stale and afraid of change, much like those telling me to stay in my place.

For anyone in a similar situation,**_ do your best to improve on your skills _**and find an environment that works for you. That’s the whole purpose of these articles. To get you on your way to freedom.

Introduction

For this demonstration, I’ll use data from this Kaggle competition. It’s a simple CSV file containing data on individuals in the Titanic and the different profiles i.e. (age, marital status etc.)

I want to import this file to python. I’ll show you how to do this alongside all the possible troubleshoots you may encounter.

Table of Contents

  1. Where should you put your files?
  2. Reading CSV and TXT files
  3. Reading excel (XLSX) files

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