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Scale out your Pandas DataFrame operations using Dask

In Pandas, one can easily apply operations on all the data using the apply method. However, this method is quite slow and is not useful when scaling up your methods. Is there a way to speed up these operations? And if so, how? Yes, there is! This blog post will explain how you can use Dask to maximize the power of parallelization and to scale out your DataFrame operations.

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15 Books Every College Student Needs to Read before Graduating

College life is considered a crucial phase of a person’s life. It is the transition period when a student slowly makes his/her way to the professional world. Whatever decisions you make during this period, shapes your future. So, when you are in college, you need to make smarter choices to ensure success. And what better way there can be to get smarter than reading books by some of the best authors of all time?

If you love reading books, you are already a few steps ahead of your friends who don’t practice the same. Earlier there used to be issues with the availability of the books. You needed to visit the library and find the book of your interest. Now you can just download an entire book on your tablet, iPad or Kindle device, and read it anytime you want.

If you are not a big fan of reading, push yourself to read every day. It can not only make you more thoughtful but also allow you to develop your personality. If you don’t know where to start from, here is the list of 15 amazing books that every college student should read.

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Should you Start Learning Python in 2018 (Guide)

Starting to learn programming most of the times is overwhelming because of the number of programming languages available to learn. This causes most of us to search for generic terms like “what is the easiest programming language to learn”.

More than 90% of the websites on the internet claims that Python is the easiest programming language to learn. This lands us to another question which is “Should I Learn Python or Not?”. In fact, not just you, I too have faced the same problem when I started to learn programming.

But, over the years of my learning, I have figured out the exact answer to this question. So, today in this post I am going to share everything you need to know in order to finally decide that do you want to add Python to your learning curriculum or NOT?

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