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The (Truly) Hardest of Pandas: pivot and melt Clearly Explained
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The (Truly) Hardest of Pandas: pivot and melt Clearly Explained

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Bex T.

Originally published on Towards AI.

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The title says it all — this is about the two hardest Pandas functions: pivot and melt. If Pandas functions were jungle animals, the two would be their king and queen with three heads and 37 sharp claws each.

This article shows how to tame these beasts. As simple as that.

Code snippet to set up your Jupyter while following along.

Let’s start with a very stupid example. I will create a 1×1 dataframe that holds a city name and a temperature for a single day. Then, I will call melt() on it to see what effect it… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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