Alias agreement for imports can reduce costs

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Alias agreement for imports can reduce costs

This code insight counts one violation each time a one of the following library is not imported with the conventionnal alias.

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
import numpy


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.

Business Impacts

It is recommended to avoid these in order to ensure the code is more readable and cost effective.


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