Built-in Functions

Published May 12, 2022
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Pandas provides a wide variety of built-in functions for data access and manipulation. A few of the more significant ones are listed below.

Built-in Functions

.get_dummies()
Converts categorical variables to dummy (indicator) variables
.read_csv()
Reads a CSV file into a Pandas DataFrame object.
.read_excel()
Reads an Excel file into a Pandas DataFrame object.
.to_datetime()
Returns a pandas datetime object for a given object, such as a Series or DataFrame
.unique()
Returns an array containing all the unique elements in the data series, with no specific order.

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