- Anaconda is called a “completely free Python distribution… It includes over 195 … packages for science, math, engineering, data analysis.” Anaconda lets us make rapid and visual financial-prototypes. You write code, execute it, see and share results all in the same place.
- Arelle is called a “a project to provide the XBRL community with an easy to use open source platform for XBRL. “ Arelle makes XBRL easy to handle.
- Pandas is called a “an open source, BSD-licensed library providing high-performance, easy-to-use data structures and data analysis tools”. Pandas lets us manipulate data like Excel wizards.
- Python is an open-source and free programming language, called ” easy to pick up whether you’re a first time programmer or you’re experienced with other languages.” All of the above are built on Python.
Together these animals will make XBRL easy, visual and fun.
Watch how I go from 4+ quarters of SEC XBRL filing…
to a printed line-chart in 5 lines of code.
And then I do it for 3 more companies in just another few lines.