Practice using pandas to get just the data you want from flat files, learn how to wrangle data types and handle errors, and look into some U.S. tax data along the way.
Automate data imports from that staple of office life, Excel files. Import part or all of a workbook and ensure boolean and datetime data are properly loaded, all while learning about how other people are learning to code.
Combine pandas with the powers of SQL to find out just how many problems New Yorkers have with their housing. This chapter features introductory SQL topics like WHERE clauses, aggregate functions, and basic joins.
Learn how to work with JSON data and web APIs by exploring a public dataset and getting cafe recommendations from Yelp. End by learning some techniques to combine datasets once they have been loaded into data frames.