FAQ: Data Cleaning with Pandas - Dealing with Multiple Files

This community-built FAQ covers the “Dealing with Multiple Files” exercise from the lesson “Data Cleaning with Pandas”.

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Having gone through the Pandas path, my question is: why don’t we just use concat() instead of glob()? What are the limitations of using one instead of the other

Hi, what is glob.glob() means? why we can’t just use glob()

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the glob library has no alias, so it is using its value.
if it was “import glob as test”, the call would be test.glob

hey :slight_smile:
in this exercise, the regex * refers to everything that comes after *
quite like “random%” on SQL, that would match “random7627hckg” etc.
it has been confusing for me, since the cheetsheet says the regex * is A MULTIPLIER.
Id love to understand that clearly.
Thanks!

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