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How do I read a tabular data file into pandas?


"Tabular data" is just data that has been formatted as a table, with rows and columns (like a spreadsheet). You can easily read a tabular data file into pandas, even directly from a URL! In this video, I'll walk you through how to do that, including how to modify some of the default arguments of the read_table function to solve common problems.

This is video 2 of 30 in the series, Easier data analysis in Python with pandas. The notebook and datasets shown in the video are available on GitHub.

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