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Plot your Fitbit data in Python (API v1.2)

Introduction Sleeping, and python. Two of my favourite things, when combined with the the Python Fitbit library, Matplotlib, and Pandas, can generate informative plots of your sleeping habits! This post explores how we can pull date from the Fitbit API, create a Pandas Dataframe, and then plot the results. In this tutorial, I’ve used Python …

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Bar Plots in Python using Pandas DataFrames

Nothing beats the bar plot for fast data exploration and comparison of variable values between different groups, or building a story around how groups of data are composed. The ability to render a bar plot quickly and easily from data in Pandas DataFrames is a key skill for any data scientist working in Python.

In this tutorial, we’ll examine every aspect of creating bar charts with the Pandas library in Python.

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Plotting with Python and Pandas – Libraries for Data Visualisation

Anyone familiar with the use of Python for data science and analysis projects has googled some combination of “plotting in python”, “data visualisation in python”, “barcharts in python” at some point. It’s not uncommon to end up lost in a sea of competing libraries, confused and alone, and just to go home again! The purpose …

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Python Pandas read_csv – Load Data from CSV Files

CSV (comma-separated value) files are a common file format for transferring and storing data. The ability to read, manipulate, and write data to and from CSV files using Python is a key skill to master for any data scientist or business analysis. In this post, we’ll go over what CSV files are, how to read CSV files into Pandas DataFrames, and how to write DataFrames back to CSV files post analysis.

Word Embeddings in Python with Spacy and Gensim

This post shows how to load, use, and make your own word embeddings using Python. Use the Gensim and Spacy libraries to load pre-trained word vector models from Google and Facebook, or train custom models using your own data and the Word2Vec algorithm. This post is a direct follow-on from the introductory Word Embeddings post, and will show you how to get started using word vectors with your own models and systems.