Can someone explain how these two methods of slicing are different?
I've seen the docs,
and I've seen these answers, but I still find myself unable to understand how the three are different. To me, they seem interchangeable in large part, because they are at the lower levels of slicing.
For example, say we want to get the first five rows of a
DataFrame. How is it that these two work?
Can someone present three cases where the distinction in uses are clearer?
Once upon a time, I also wanted to know how these two functions differ from
ix has been removed from pandas 1.0, so I don't care anymore.