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Importing Text Files in Python

by Xavier Morera

In order to work with data in Python, you need to know how to get data into Python. In this course I will teach you how to import text files and tabular data into Python in three different ways: by reading text directly, using Numpy, and Pandas

What you'll learn

Loading data is one of the most important skills you can have. Do you know which is one of the most powerful and widely used languages to work with data? If you guessed Python, you are right.

In this course, Importing Text Files in Python, you’ll gain the ability to load in the most efficient way text and tabular data.

First, you’ll explore how to import text and flat files.

Next, you’ll discover how to load numerical data using Numpy.

Finally, you’ll learn how to load and import tabular data using Pandas.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of importing text and flat files needed to load numerical and tabular data in Python.

About the author

Xavier is very passionate about teaching, helping others understand AI, Generative AI, search and Big Data. He is also an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and holds a few certifications with Cloudera, Microsoft, and the Scrum Alliance, along with having been awarted Microsoft MVP. He has spent a great deal of his career working on cutting-edge projects. Throughout multiple projects, he has acquired skills to deal with complex enterprise software solutions, working with c... more

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