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Julia for Data Science by Zacharias Voulgaris PhD

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CHAPTER 4: Going Beyond the Basics in Julia

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This chapter will help you get comfortable with advanced aspects of the Julia language, and allow you to use it for more customized tasks. We cover:

  • String manipulation basics
  • Custom functions
  • Implementation of a simple algorithm
  • Creating a complete solution.

String Manipulation

As numbers are generally easy to handle, the biggest challenge of data engineering often boils down to manipulating strings. Strings also constitute the vast majority of data nowadays, making them practically ubiquitous. In addition, the fact that any data type can be converted to a string in one way or another makes ...

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