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Episode #200: Escaping Excel Hell with Python and Pandas

Published Thurs, Feb 21, 2019, recorded Sat, Jan 19, 2019.


Do you know or maybe work with people who abuse Excel? Is it their hammer to pound all the computational problems that get in their way? Well, join me to chat about this opportunity to bring Python deeper into their lives. You'll meet Chris Moffitt who runs Practical Business Python. He works with lots of folks who could make better use of Python to solve their business problems and he has a ton of material on his website. It's time to escape Excel hell with Python and Pandas.

Links from the show

Chris on Twitter: @chris1610
Practical Business Python: pbpython.com
Chris' Excel Hell Presentation: Escaping-Excel-Hell-with-Python-and-Pandas.pdf
The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything: fs.blog
Facebook’s Prophet: github.com/facebook/prophet
Python inside Excel at UserVoice: excel.uservoice.com

Chris Moffitt
Chris Moffitt
Chris is an active python user with over 15 years of experience using python for everything from web development to system administration and most recently data science. He is the author of the popular blog Practical Business Python where he describes how to use python to solve common business problems. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
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