In this tutorial, we’ll show how to use read_csv pandas to import data into Python, with practical examples.
csv (comma-separated values) files are popular to store and transfer data. And pandas is the most popular Python package for data analysis/manipulation. These make pandas read_csv a critical first step to start many data science projects with Python.
You’ll learn from basics to advanced of pandas read_csv, how to:
– import csv files to pandas DataFrame.
– specify data types (low_memory/dtype/converters).
– use a subset of columns/rows.
– assign column names with no header.
This pandas tutorial includes all common cases when loading data using pandas read_csv.