First, we will rename a single file in 4 easy steps. After that, we will learn how to rename multiple files using Python 3. To be able to change the name of multiple files using Python can come in handy. For example, if we have a bunch of data files (e.g., .csv files) with long, or strange names, we may want to rename them to make working with them easier later in our projects (e.g., when loading the CSV files into a Pandas dataframe).
Month: January 2020
In this short post, we will learn how to save Seaborn plots to a range of different file formats. More specifically, we will learn how to use the plt.savefig method save plots made with Seaborn to:
- Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
- Portable Document Format (PDF)
- Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
- Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)
- Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
In this post, we will learn how to use Pandas drop_duplicates() to remove duplicate records and combinations of columns from a Pandas dataframe. That is, we will delete duplicate data and only keep the unique values.
This Pandas tutorial will cover the following; what’s needed to follow the tutorial, importing Pandas, and how to create a dataframe fro a dictionary. After this, we will get into how to use Pandas drop_duplicates() to drop duplicate rows and duplicate columns.
In this remove a column in R tutorial, we are going to work with dplyr to delete a column. Here, we are going to learn how to remove columns in R using the
select() function. Specifically, we are going to remove columns by name and by index.
Finally, we will also learn how to remove columns from R dataframes that start with a letter, or a word ends with a letter, or word, or contains a character (like the underscore).
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to read a file in Python 3. After we have learned how to open a file in Python, we are going to learn how to write to the file and save it again. In previous posts, we have learned how to open a range of different files using Python. For instance, we have learned how to open JSON, CSV, Excel, and HTML files using Pandas, and the json library. Here, however, we are going to open plain files (.txt) in Python.