Throughout the book, all code examples will assume the use of Python 3.10.8 unless specified otherwise. Examples in this edition have been run on a 2022 Macbook Pro with an M2 Apple silicon chip, with Rosetta 2 installed to allow backward compatibility with Intel-based applications and packages. Most examples have also been tested on a Linux machine running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The required Python packages for each chapter are stored in
.yml files in the appropriate chapter folder in the book’s Git repository. We will discuss package and environment management in detail later in the book. But in the meantime, assuming you have a GitHub account and have configured your environment to be able to pull and push from GitHub remote repositories, to get started you can clone the book repository from the command line:
git clone https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Machine-Learning-Engineering-with-Python-Second-Edition.git
Assuming you have...