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Pretty Plotting With Pandas
Matplotlib is the default plotting API of Pandas. This means you can create a Matplotlib plot in Pandas, without even importing it.
Despite that, these plots have always been basic and not so visually appealing. Plotly, with its pretty and interactive plots, is often considered a suitable alternative. But familiarising yourself with a whole new library and its syntax can be time-consuming.
Thankfully, Pandas does allow you to change the default plotting backend. Thus, you can leverage third-party visualization libraries for plotting with Pandas. This makes it effortless to create prettier plots while almost preserving the old syntax.
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