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Spice Up Your Python Visualizations with Matplotlib Animations

Animating the Board The part that we’ve been waiting for — animation! First, we need to get some formalities out of the way. The following lines of code create the matplotlib figure that will display our animation. # Required line for plotting the animation%matplotlib notebook# Initialize the plot of the board that will … Read moreSpice Up Your Python Visualizations with Matplotlib Animations

Backtesting Your First Trading Strategy

Backtesting is a fundamental step in testing the viability of your trading ideas and strategies. Here is a simple backtesting implementation in Python. This article showcases a simple implementation for backtesting your first trading strategy in Python. Backtesting is a vital step when building out trading strategies. The core idea here … Read moreBacktesting Your First Trading Strategy

An “Equation-to-Code” Machine Learning Project Walk-Through — Part 3 SGD

Detailed explanation to implement Stochastic Gradient Descent (SGD) and Mini-Batch Gradient Descent from scratch in Python from Shutterstock Hi, everyone! This is “Equation-to-Code” walk-through part 3. In the previous articles, we talk about in linear separable problem in part 1, and non-linear separable problem in part 2. This time we will … Read moreAn “Equation-to-Code” Machine Learning Project Walk-Through — Part 3 SGD

Getting Started with Plot.ly

A Guided Walkthrough for Powerful Visualizations in Python Authors: Elyse Lee and Ishaan Dey Matplotlib is alright, Seaborn is great, but Plot.ly? That’s on an entirely new level. Plot.ly offers more than your average graph by providing options for full interactivity and many editing tools. Differentiated from the others by having … Read moreGetting Started with Plot.ly

Brilliant Jerks, Crazy Hotties, and Other Artifacts of Range Restriction

When people write about Steve Jobs, they mention that he was brilliant but caustic: he could instantly solve design problems that had bedeviled his team for months, but he’d summarily fire people for minor mistakes. Since a lot of people want to be like Steve Jobs, and since being a … Read moreBrilliant Jerks, Crazy Hotties, and Other Artifacts of Range Restriction