Question about PANDAS

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 16:48:36 CEST 2014


On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On 18/10/2014 21:00, ryguy7272 wrote:
>>
>> I'm trying to install Pandas.  I went to this link.
>> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pandas/0.14.1/#downloads
>>
>> I downloaded this:  pandas-0.14.1.win32-py2.7.exe (md5)
>> I have Python27 installed.
>>
>> So, I run the executable and re-run my Python script and I get the same
>> error as before.
>>
>>
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>    File "C:/Python27/stock_data.py", line 3, in <module>
>>      import pandas as pd
>> ImportError: No module named pandas
>>

What messages did you get when you run the installer?
Most people use pip to install python packages
Are you writing code and putting it in C:/Python27/ ? isn't that where
python is installed.  You should write your code in some directory
under your user tree.


>> I thought I just installed it!  Isn't that what the executable is for?  It
>> seems like 100% of my errors are with uninstalled libraries.  I don't
>> understand why there are so, so, so many dependencies running Python.  Also,
>> I don't understand why something isn't installed, right after I just
>> installed it.
>>
>> Can someone please explain the logic to me?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>
> Have you actually run any code from the Python tutorial yet?  You can do
> lots of things with Python that require no third party libraries.  In fact
> many questions here go "I need a solution to this that must be in the
> stdlib".  It strikes me that you're trying to enter an Iron Man competition
> before you can crawl.
>
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> My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
> what you can do for our language.
>
> Mark Lawrence
>
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