Learning pandas sort methods is a great way to start with or practice doing basic data analysis using Python. Most commonly, data analysis is done with spreadsheets, SQL, or pandas. One of the great things about using pandas is that it can handle a large amount of data and offers highly performant data manipulation capabilities.
In this video course, you’ll learn how to use .sort_values() and .sort_index(), which will enable you to sort data efficiently in a DataFrame.
By the end of this video course, you’ll know how to:
Sort a pandas DataFrame by the values of one or more columns
Use the ascending parameter to change the sort order
Sort a DataFrame by its index using .sort_index()
Organize missing data while sorting values
Sort a DataFrame in-place using inplace set to True
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