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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of pd.read_html
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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of pd.read_html

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Adam Ross Nelson

Originally published on Towards AI.

This is for the uninitiated pd.read_html fanbase

Saddle up. U+1F434 It is time for another Good, Bad, + Ugly look at Data Science.

Not already a fan of pd.read_html() or the cousin pd.to_html() . . . you’re missing out. And if you give me a chance, I’ll convert you by the end of this article.

In this article, I will first show a brief demonstration of pd.read_html() and then provide a look at the good (its strengths), the bad (its weaknesses + limitations), and the ugly (its quirks).

Image Credit: Author’s creation using Canva text to image. U+1F920 U+1F43C

In short pd.read_html() can let you grab, in one line of code,… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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