A glance at the essential packages

We mentioned previously that the two most relevant characteristics of Python are its ability to integrate with other languages and its mature package system, which is well embodied by PyPI (the Python Package Index: pypi.org), a common repository for the majority of Python open source packages that are constantly maintained and updated.

The packages that we are now going to introduce are strongly analytical and they will constitute a complete data science toolbox. All of the packages are made up of extensively tested and highly optimized functions for both memory usage and performance, ready to achieve any scripting operation with successful execution. A walkthrough on how to install them is provided in ...

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