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Python Data Science Toolbox (Part 1)
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    Python Data Science Toolbox (Part 1)

    Run the hidden code cell below to import the data used in this course.

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    Add notes about the concepts you've learned and code cells with code you want to keep.

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    # Add your code snippets here
    # Define count_entries()
    def count_entries(df, col_name):
        """Return a dictionary with counts of 
        occurrences as value for each key."""
        # Initialize an empty dictionary: langs_count
        langs_count = {}
        # Extract column from DataFrame: col
        col = df[col_name]
        # Iterate over lang column in DataFrame
        for entry in col:
            # If the language is in langs_count, add 1
            if entry in langs_count.keys():
                lang_count[entry] +=1
            # Else add the language to langs_count, set the value to 1
                lang_count[entry] = 1
        # Return the langs_count dictionary
        return langs_count
    # Call count_entries(): result
    result = count_entries(tweet_df,'lang')
    # Print the result

    Explore Datasets

    Use the DataFrame imported in the first cell to explore the data and practice your skills!

    • Write a function that takes a timestamp (see column timestamp_ms) and returns the text of any tweet published at that timestamp. Additionally, make it so that users can pass column names as flexible arguments (*args) so that the function can print out any other columns users want to see.
    • In a filter() call, write a lambda function to return tweets created on a Tuesday. Tip: look at the first three characters of the created_at column.
    • Make sure to add error handling on the functions you've created!