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Mastering pandas by Femi Anthony

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Downloading and installing pandas

The pandas library is part of the Python language, so we can now proceed to install pandas. At the time of writing this book, the latest stable version of pandas available is version 0.12. The various dependencies along with the associated download locations are as follows:

Package

Required

Description

Download location

NumPy : 1.6.1 or higher

Required

NumPy library for numerical operations

http://www.numpy.org/

python-dateutil 1.5

Required

Date manipulation and utility library

http://labix.org/

Pytz

Required

Time zone support

http://sourceforge.net/

numexpr

Optional, recommended

Speeding up of numerical operations

https://code.google.com/

bottleneck

Optional, recommended

Performance-related ...

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