Alias agreement for imports can reduce costs
Library -> Alias
numpy -> np
scipy -> sp
pandas -> pd
matplotlib -> mpl
matplotlib.pyplot -> plt
seaborn -> sns
datetime -> dt
import numpy as my_numpy_import
import numpy as np
Why you should care
Many well-known libraries have a conventions regarding which alias to use. Choosing a different one will not break the code but makes it less readable and harder to maintain for other developers.
It is recommended to avoid these in order to ensure the code is more readable and cost effective.
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