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Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 8:53pm On Dec 21, 2012
Maintaining a list of useful Python libraries here.

1. Numpy/Scipy (scientific programming)
2. Pandas (working with csv data files)
Re: Useful Python Libraries by webdezzi(m): 8:19am On Dec 22, 2012
wmi (for managing windows OS)
Matplotlib (plotting simple to advanced graphs)
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 5:01am On Feb 18, 2013
scikit-learn for machine learning
Re: Useful Python Libraries by WhiZTiM(m): 5:51am On Feb 18, 2013
PIL - Python Image Library
Mutagen - advanced multimedia tagging system, including ID3v2, ID3v1
Re: Useful Python Libraries by AZeD1(m): 12:12am On Feb 19, 2013
pygame for game development.
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 9:11am On Mar 19, 2013
- Pip: python package manager
- Ipython: Development shell
- Sphinx: Generate documentation for your code.

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Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 9:13am On Mar 19, 2013
Tutorial on creation python packages: http://guide.python-distribute.org/creation.html
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 2:09pm On Mar 22, 2013
ipython notebook...quite useful for presenting calculations you do to others.
Re: Useful Python Libraries by bb6xt(m): 11:13pm On Mar 24, 2013
pip, virtualenv, sqlalchemy, pyqt, django, tablib, requests, mongoengine, pymongo, ipython
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 7:08am On Apr 11, 2013
boto for interacting with Amazon's web services.

Mrjob for writing map/reduce jobs
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 9:08pm On Apr 11, 2013
OK AWS is probably legit and probably what I'd go for if I was building a company from scratch.

But using a private hadoop cluster is so much more convenient undecided
Re: Useful Python Libraries by kodewrita(m): 7:46am On Apr 12, 2013
ekt_bear: OK AWS is probably legit and probably what I'd go for if I was building a company from scratch.

But using a private hadoop cluster is so much more convenient undecided
Just curious, what kind of setup would you use for a minimal private hadoop installation (that would still be capable of performing optimally)?
Re: Useful Python Libraries by ektbear: 7:54am On Apr 12, 2013
You can run Hadoop on your own personal machine. But like I said, if you don't have access to some sort of computing cluster, but need to do large data processing, I'd suggest AWS.

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