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Python Data Science Basics Describing Data Loading Raw Data

Yuan Gao
Yuan Gao
8,947 Points

why the first item in FIELDNAMES is empty? what is the first element passed into each DATATYPES items? why are they dif

why the first item in FIELDNAMES is empty? what is the first element passed into each DATATYPES items? why are they different from their FIELDNAMES? What does '|s900' mean? this instructor doesn't explain anything!

2 Answers

Jay Norris
Jay Norris
14,824 Points

Agreed. Not very detailed instructions.

Cheryl Lewman
Cheryl Lewman
7,953 Points

I hope someone answers this! Obviously the point of doing this course is so that we can do our own projects. My line of thinking is that the first part of the DATATYPES would be the fieldname, then paired with the datatype, but it doesn't look like that's the case. Some explanation would be great!