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Python Data Analysis by Ivan Idris

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What you need for this book

The code examples in this book should work on most modern operating systems. For all chapters, Python 2 and pip is required. To install Python, go to https://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide/Download. To install pip, go to http://pip.readthedocs.org/en/latest/installing.html. Instructions to install software are given throughout the chapters. Most of the time, we need to run the following command with admin privileges:

    $ pip install <some software>

The following is a list of software used for the examples and versions used for testing purposes:

  • NumPy 1.8.1
  • SciPy 0.14.0
  • matplotlib 1.3.1
  • IPython 2.0.0
  • pandas Version 0.13.1
  • tables 3.1.1
  • numexpr 2.4
  • openpyxl 2.0.3
  • XlsxWriter 0.5.5
  • xlrd 0.9.3
  • feedparser 5.1.3
  • Beautiful Soup 4.3.2 ...

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