Having tried dozens of other frameworks, Pyspark is the way.
Install Miniconda3 (Optional, any Python3.8+ should be fine)
Download the appropriate version for your OS.
python -m webbrowser https://docs.conda.io/en/latest/miniconda.html
For example, on my Mac I would do
curl -O https://repo.anaconda.com/miniconda/Miniconda3-py39_4.9.2-MacOSX-x86_64.sh
Install Python Packages
conda install --yes pyspark jupyter openjdk
Launch Jupyter Lab
Create a new Spark session and load your data
from pyspark.shell import *
df = spark.read.csv("data.csv", header=True)
9. Exporting Transformed Data
10. Final Notes
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Developing a web application with Python can seem like a daunting task. At first glance, the language’s strengths would appear to be geared towards scripting more so than full-blown application development. Building a production grade web application using only the Standard Library would be a grueling exercise. However, Python’s modular import system,
pip, and a handful of external packages can make application development a much more palatable process, maybe even "fun" at times.
The easiest way to convert pdf to ePub is by using an application called Calibre.
If you want more control over the process, the following provides step by step instructions using a handful of command line tools.
Homebrew can be used to install the above programs.
Some useful regex commands for cleaning up files converted to Markdown from pdf using:
FIND: (^\*\*\s+)(CHAPTER\s+\d+ )(\s?\*?\*?)REPLACE: ## \2
Find all instances of the word “CHAPTER” (case insensitive…