Data Exploration Tool - Lantern Part 1


Lantern is a python module for a toolkit collection for data exploration from a variety of dataset to visualization.

In this post, I will walk through the followings:

  • How to set up lantern
  • What lantern can do
    • dataset
    • plot (visualization)
    • grid (interactive table view)
    • widget

How to set up Lantern

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# !pip install pylantern 
# !jupyter labextension install pylantern # for jupyter lab


The available dataset (as of Mar 2019) are as follows:

Dummy data from Mimesis

  • person
  • people (multiple records of person)
  • company
  • companies (multiple records of company)
  • ticker
  • currency
  • trade
  • superstore

Simply test visulization

  • line
  • bar
  • scatter
In [30]:
import lantern as l
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
%matplotlib inline

import cufflinks as cf
from plotly.offline import plot, download_plotlyjs, init_notebook_mode