NumPy Datetime: How to Work with Dates and Times in Python?

Dates and times have come a long way since the hourglass was invented

In this article, we’ll be learning about something that is literally everywhere. Whatever corner you turn, whatever street you run down, you can’t get away from it. It is as ubiquitous as the physical space around us. Yes today, we’re talking about… TIME. More specifically, we’re talking about NumPy’s functions that represent dates and times. … Read more

NumPy Matrix Multiplication — np.matmul() and @ [Ultimate Guide]

NumPy’s np.matmul() and the @ operator perform matrix multiplication. They compute the dot product of two arrays. For 2D arrays, it’s equivalent to matrix multiplication, while for higher dimensions, it’s a sum product over the last axis of the first array and the second-to-last of the second array. Have you ever tried to multiply two … Read more

Matplotlib Scatter Plot – Simple Illustrated Guide

Scatter plots are a key tool in any Data Analyst’s arsenal. If you want to see the relationship between two variables, you are usually going to make a scatter plot.  In this article, you’ll learn the basic and intermediate concepts to create stunning matplotlib scatter plots. Minimal Scatter Plot Example The following code shows a … Read more

Python Dictionary – The Ultimate Guide

Python comes with several built-in data types. These are the foundational building blocks of the whole language. They have been optimised and perfected over many years. In this comprehensive tutorial, we will explore one of the most important: the dictionary (or dict for short). For your convenience, I’ve created a comprehensive 8000-word eBook which you … Read more

Python’s Random Module – Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

An random example

Life is unpredictable. Sometimes good things happen out of the blue like you find $100 on the floor. And sometimes bad things happen, like your flight being canceled because of bad weather. Most programming languages have a module to deal with randomness. Python is no exception coming with the module named random and in this … Read more

How to Use np.linspace() in Python? A Helpful Illustrated Guide

In this article, I’ll explain the np.linspace function, how to use it and when you should. It has got a bit of a reputation for being complicated but, as you’ll see, it really isn’t! So, let’s get a quick overview first. Syntax: numpy.linspace(start, stop, num=50, endpoint=True, retstep=False, dtype=None, axis=0) Argument Default Description start – The … Read more

Python Math Module [Ultimate Guide]

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Python’s math module provides you with some of the most popular mathematical functions you may want to use. In this article, I’ll take you through the most common ones. You can also watch the following tutorial video in which I’ll guide you through the article: The math module is part of the Python standard library, … Read more

Matplotlib Animation – A Helpful Illustrated Guide

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Creating animations in matplotlib is reasonably straightforward. However, it can be tricky when starting, and there is no consensus for the best way to create them. In this article, I show you a few methods you can use to make amazing animations in matplotlib. Matplotlib Animation Example The hardest thing about creating animations in matplotlib … Read more

Matplotlib 3D Plot [Tutorial]

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Are you tired with the same old 2D plots? Do you want to take your plots to the next level? Well look no further, it’s time to learn how to make 3D plots in matplotlib. In addition to import matplotlib.pyplot as plt and calling, to create a 3D plot in matplotlib, you need to: … Read more