-David S. Trichter

What is it: SpaCy is a fast, modern packages of pre-trained NLP models that will help you discover insights in your text data. I recommend that you have familiarity with the Python language, Pandas Dataframes, and basic Natural Language Processing concepts before proceeding.

This is a relatively painless installation. Notice you need to install each language model separately (pick and choose which you need. I’ve only used English so far, but am excited to try out some of the others!):

pip install -U spacypython -m spacy download en_core_web_sm #English modelpython -m spacy download es_core_news_sm #Spanish model
python -m spacy download de_core_news_sm #German model
python -m spacy download fr_core_news_sm #French model
python -m spacy download pt_core_news_sm #Portuguese model
python -m spacy download it_core_news_sm #Italian model
python -m spacy download nl_core_news_sm #Dutch model
python -m spacy download el_core_news_sm #Greek…

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