Vagrant on Windows

There are many different ways to install python and work with python on Windows. You can install Canopy or Anaconda to have an entire python ecosystem self-contained or you can install python directly onto your machine and configure all the bits and bytes yourself. My current recommendation is to use Vagrant on Windows combined with Virtualbox to […]

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Getting the ‘next’ row of data in a pandas dataframe

I’m currently working with stock market trade data that is output from a backtesting engine (I’m working with backtrader currently) in a pandas dataframe.  The format of the ‘transcations’ data that is provided out of the backtesting engine is shown below. amount price value date 2016-01-07 00:00:00+00:00 79.017119 195.33 -15434.413883 2016-09-07 00:00:00+00:00 -79.017119 218.84 17292.106354 […]

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