A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on how to set up your machine to run Python Data functions in Spotfire. This post will follow up on that by explaining the next step — how to install Python packages in Spotfire. Read on to learn how.
I always enjoy writing Python code. It’s fun, expressive, and my go to language when starting a new project. Python has exploded the past few years becoming the language of choice in many areas. No area has been affected more than data science and analytics.
Modules, packages, and repositories are three terms that often cause confusion for analysts as they leave BI tools behind and begin to write their own code. I’ll reference these terms in many future posts, and you’ll continue seeing them throughout your career. We’ll cover the basics of each and go over a few examples in Python and R.