[Tutor] Data frame packages

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Thu Mar 31 16:27:36 CEST 2011

Ben Hunter wrote:
> Is anybody out there familiar with data frame modules for python that will
> allow me to read a CSV in a similar way that R does? pydataframe and
> DataFrame have both befuddled me. One requires a special stripe of R that I
> don't think is available on windows and the other is either very buggy or
> I've put it in the wrong directory / installed incorrectly. Sorry for the
> vague question - just taking the pulse. I haven't seen any chatter about
> this on this mailing list.

Perhaps if you give an example of what R does with CSV files, and 
explain what "data frame" means in this context, we may be able to help.

Otherwise, have you tried googling "Python data frame"?


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