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Organising Your Pandex Extensions

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You can end up with quite a library of pandas functions so you'll need a way to keep them organised and updated. This article will show you how to use pandex to help you do this. After a few weeks of using pandex you will have collected a number of useful extension functions that operate on aDataFrame, both ones you have written yourself, and others shared via GitHub. One of the most effective ways of organising extensions is to group them into collections. You can install these in the ext.sforce collection during import very easily: Remember that these extensions will only be installed if they are not already present.


Twitch's custom extensions can now ask for Bits

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You didn't think Twitch would offer streamer extensions without finding a way to generate money from them, did you? Sure enough, the customization feature now accepts Bits (the microtransactions you normally use to tip streamers) for on-page games and other features. Chip in a few cents and you can participate in games with broadcasters (such as arcade or trivia titles), predict who's likely to win and mess with the streamer by voting in polls that decide what they do next. The support is available today through dozens of extensions on launch, and it's available to both Affiliates and Partners. No, the thought of having to pay just to interact with a streamer isn't thrilling -- some of these features have been available for free, including channel bots that don't require extensions.


LastPass is the first password manager extension on Edge

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Using a password manager makes it easy to create and access unique passwords for all of your accounts and avoid a Zuckerberg-type situation or password reset emails from Netflix. According to LastPass, the Edge extension should have all the usual features users expect, with the ability to autofill login information, generate random passwords, and check their vault for duplicates. If you're not in the test program, you'll have to wait a little longer for extensions to arrive on Edge, but password managers like LastPass, 1Password and more are widely available across other browsers and mobile platforms if you want to try them out now.


Top 3 VS Code Extensions for Python and Data Science

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Don't you just hate the tedious prints to the console, just the find out the current value of your variable? Worry no more, AREPL is here to help. It's one of those plugins which will change it's output every time you hit a letter on the keyboard (can be annoying sometimes) but will also tell you the values your variables hold and will show the output of the print statement without you going and running the program. May not sound like a lot at first, but believe me, it's a day and night difference if you're doing any sort of exploratory work (and I suppose you are since you're reading Towards Data Science). To use it, you'll need to install it just like the autoDocstring extension.


A new AI-powered Chrome extension judges content on its 'trustworthiness'

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An artificial intelligence company has launched this week what it says is the first autonomous AI tool for determining the "trustworthiness" of a story.