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Make Your Naive Code Fast with Polars

Welcome back to Cameron’s Corner! This week, I presented a seminar on the conceptual comparison between two of the leading DataFrame libraries in the Python Open Source ecosystem: the veteran pandas vs the newest library on the block, Polars.

Polars has been around for over a year now, and since its first release, it has gained a lot of traction. But, what is all of the hype about? Is it some “faster-than-pandas” benchmark? The expression API? Or something else entirely? In my opinion, I’m still going to be using pandas, but Polars does indeed live up to its hype.

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