Visualizing Pandas’ Pivoting and Reshaping Functions – Jay Alammar – Visualizing machine learning one concept at a time

Your browser does not support the video tag.I love using python’s Pandas package for data analysis. The 10 Minutes to pandas is a great place to start learning how to use it for data analysis.Things get a lot more interesting once you’re comfortable with the fundamentals and start with Reshaping and Pivot Tables. That guide shows some of the more interesting functions of reshaping data. Below are some visualizations to go along with the Pandas reshaping guide.

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Web Scraping – Discovering Hidden APIs – Ian London’s Blog

I was trying to help someone with a web scraping task today, and stumbled upon an interesting technique to find hidden APIs to scrape data from certain websites. Some sites use frontend frameworks which render dynamic content by loading a JSON or XML file from their backend to populate the user-facing site. I’m going to show you how to find the URL to access that dynamic content so you can easily scrape data from a site, without lxml or BeautifulSoup or CSS selectors or XPath. Just nice, simple JSON.

Source : Web Scraping – Discovering Hidden APIs – Ian London’s Blog