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Hands-On Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas by Curtis Miller

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Installing Anaconda

One can download Anaconda for free from the Continuum Analytics website. The link to the main download page is https://www.anaconda.com/download/; otherwise, it is easy to find. Be sure to choose the installer that is appropriate for your system. Obviously, choose the installer appropriate for your operating system, but also be aware that Anaconda comes in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The 64-bit version provides the best performance for 64-bit systems.

The Python community is in a slow transition from Python 2.7 to Python 3.6, which is not fully backward compatible. If you need to use Python 2.7, perhaps because of legacy code or a package that has not yet been updated to work with Python 3.6, choose the Python 2.7 version ...

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