How to start using Python

Online code editors which allow to bypass any difficulties connected with installation of Python on your own machine:

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For local installation it is recommended to download Anaconda distribution. Anaconda includes my favorite IDE, Spyder.

Essential libraries

  • Pandas - data analysis library
  • Numpy - fundamental package for scientific computing
  • SciPy - numerical routines
  • StatsModels - econometrics tools
  • Matplotlib - plotting library
  • Seaborn - pretty plotting and basic visual analysis
  • Bokeh - Interactive plotting
  • Plotly - Interactive plotting