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Subject [15/19] arrow-site git commit: API doc update
Date Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:56:28 GMT
http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/arrow-site/blob/35611f84/docs/python/development.html
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diff --git a/docs/python/development.html b/docs/python/development.html
index 4dcd240..b9dea7d 100644
--- a/docs/python/development.html
+++ b/docs/python/development.html
@@ -199,7 +199,7 @@ from conda-forge:</p>
 <div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>conda create -y -q -n pyarrow-dev <span class="se">\</span>
       <span class="nv">python</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="m">3</span>.6 numpy six setuptools cython pandas pytest <span class="se">\</span>
       cmake flatbuffers rapidjson boost-cpp thrift-cpp snappy zlib <span class="se">\</span>
-      brotli jemalloc lz4-c zstd -c conda-forge
+      gflags brotli jemalloc lz4-c zstd -c conda-forge
 <span class="nb">source</span> activate pyarrow-dev
 </pre></div>
 </div>
@@ -222,12 +222,16 @@ building Arrow C++:</p>
 </pre></div>
 </div>
 <p>On Debian/Ubuntu, you need the following minimal set of dependencies. All other
-dependencies will be automatically built by Arrow’ thrid-party toolchain.</p>
+dependencies will be automatically built by Arrow’s third-party toolchain.</p>
 <div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>$ sudo apt-get install libjemalloc-dev libboost-dev <span class="se">\</span>
                        libboost-filesystem-dev <span class="se">\</span>
                        libboost-system-dev
 </pre></div>
 </div>
+<p>On Arch Linux, you can get these dependencies via pacman.</p>
+<div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>$ sudo pacman -S jemalloc boost
+</pre></div>
+</div>
 <p>Now, let’s create a Python virtualenv with all Python dependencies in the same
 folder as the repositories and a target installation folder:</p>
 <div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>virtualenv pyarrow
@@ -337,14 +341,11 @@ includes all the dependencies for Arrow and the Apache Parquet C++ libraries.</p
 git clone https://github.com/apache/parquet-cpp.git
 </pre></div>
 </div>
-<div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>conda create -n arrow-dev cmake git boost-cpp ^
-      flatbuffers snappy zlib brotli thrift-cpp rapidjson
-activate arrow-dev
-</pre></div>
-</div>
-<p>As one git housekeeping item, we must run this command in our Arrow clone:</p>
-<div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span class="nb">cd</span> arrow
-git config core.symlinks <span class="nb">true</span>
+<div class="highlight-shell"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span>conda create -y -q -n pyarrow-dev ^
+      <span class="nv">python</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="m">3</span>.6 numpy six setuptools cython pandas pytest ^
+      cmake flatbuffers rapidjson boost-cpp thrift-cpp snappy zlib ^
+      gflags brotli lz4-c zstd -c conda-forge
+activate pyarrow-dev
 </pre></div>
 </div>
 <p>Now, we build and install Arrow C++ libraries</p>
@@ -356,7 +357,7 @@ cmake -G <span class="s2">&quot;Visual Studio 14 2015 Win64&quot;</span> ^
       -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX<span class="o">=</span>%ARROW_HOME% ^
       -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE<span class="o">=</span>Release ^
       -DARROW_BUILD_TESTS<span class="o">=</span>on ^
-      -DARROW_CXXFLAGS<span class="o">=</span><span class="s2">&quot;/WX&quot;</span> ^
+      -DARROW_CXXFLAGS<span class="o">=</span><span class="s2">&quot;/WX /MP&quot;</span> ^
       -DARROW_PYTHON<span class="o">=</span>on ..
 cmake --build . --target INSTALL --config Release
 <span class="nb">cd</span> ..<span class="se">\.</span>.

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--- a/docs/python/filesystems.html
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@@ -26,6 +26,7 @@
     <script type="text/javascript" src="_static/bootstrap-sphinx.js"></script>
     <link rel="index" title="Index" href="genindex.html" />
     <link rel="search" title="Search" href="search.html" />
+    <link rel="next" title="pyarrow.hdfs.connect" href="generated/pyarrow.hdfs.connect.html" />
     <link rel="prev" title="Streaming, Serialization, and IPC" href="ipc.html" />
 <meta charset='utf-8'>
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@@ -107,6 +108,10 @@
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     </a>
   </li>
+  <li>
+    <a href="generated/pyarrow.hdfs.connect.html" title="Next Chapter: pyarrow.hdfs.connect"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-right visible-sm"></span><span class="hidden-sm hidden-tablet">pyarrow.hdfs.connect &raquo;</span>
+    </a>
+  </li>
               
             
             
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+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.hdfs.connect.html#pyarrow.hdfs.connect" title="pyarrow.hdfs.connect"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">hdfs.connect</span></code></a>([host,&nbsp;port,&nbsp;user,&nbsp;…])</td>
+<td>Connect to an HDFS cluster.</td>
 </tr>
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+<td>Return contents of file as a bytes object</td>
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+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.chmod.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.chmod" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.chmod"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.chmod</span></code></a>(self,&nbsp;path,&nbsp;mode)</td>
+<td>Change file permissions</td>
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+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.delete.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.delete" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.delete"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.delete</span></code></a>(path[,&nbsp;recursive])</td>
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+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.disk_usage.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.disk_usage" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.disk_usage"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.disk_usage</span></code></a>(path)</td>
+<td>Compute bytes used by all contents under indicated path in file tree</td>
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+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.download.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.download" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.download"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.download</span></code></a>(self,&nbsp;path,&nbsp;stream)</td>
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 </tr>
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+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_capacity.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_capacity" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_capacity"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.get_capacity</span></code></a>(self)</td>
+<td>Get reported total capacity of file system</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-odd"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.get_space_used</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_space_used.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_space_used" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.get_space_used"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.get_space_used</span></code></a>(self)</td>
+<td>Get space used on file system</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-even"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.info</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.info.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.info" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.info"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.info</span></code></a>(self,&nbsp;path)</td>
+<td>Return detailed HDFS information for path</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-odd"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.ls</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.ls.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.ls" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.ls"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.ls</span></code></a>(path[,&nbsp;detail])</td>
+<td>Retrieve directory contents and metadata, if requested.</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-even"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.mkdir</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.mkdir.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.mkdir" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.mkdir"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.mkdir</span></code></a>(path,&nbsp;**kwargs)</td>
+<td>Create directory in HDFS</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-odd"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.open</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.open.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.open" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.open"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.open</span></code></a>(self,&nbsp;path[,&nbsp;mode,&nbsp;…])</td>
+<td>Open HDFS file for reading or writing</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-even"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.rename</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rename.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rename" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rename"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.rename</span></code></a>(path,&nbsp;new_path)</td>
+<td>Rename file, like UNIX mv command</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-odd"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.rm</span></code></td>
-<td></td>
+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rm.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rm" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.rm"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.rm</span></code></a>(path[,&nbsp;recursive])</td>
+<td>Alias for FileSystem.delete</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-even"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.upload</span></code></td>
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+<tr class="row-even"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.upload.html#pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.upload" title="pyarrow.HadoopFileSystem.upload"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HadoopFileSystem.upload</span></code></a>(self,&nbsp;path,&nbsp;stream)</td>
+<td>Upload file-like object to HDFS path</td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="row-odd"><td><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HdfsFile</span></code></td>
+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="generated/pyarrow.HdfsFile.html#pyarrow.HdfsFile" title="pyarrow.HdfsFile"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">HdfsFile</span></code></a></td>
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index ff5b097..7112287 100644
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+++ b/docs/python/generated/pyarrow.Array.html
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
   <head>
     <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
     
-    <title>pyarrow.Array &#8212; pyarrow  documentation</title>
+    <title>pyarrow.array &#8212; pyarrow  documentation</title>
     
     <link rel="stylesheet" href="../_static/bootstrap-sphinx.css" type="text/css" />
     <link rel="stylesheet" href="../_static/pygments.css" type="text/css" />
@@ -30,8 +30,8 @@
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     <link rel="index" title="Index" href="../genindex.html" />
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-    <link rel="next" title="pyarrow.BooleanArray" href="pyarrow.BooleanArray.html" />
-    <link rel="prev" title="pyarrow.array" href="pyarrow.array.html" />
+    <link rel="next" title="pyarrow.Array" href="pyarrow.Array.html" />
+    <link rel="prev" title="pyarrow.DecimalValue" href="pyarrow.DecimalValue.html" />
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 <meta http-equiv='X-UA-Compatible' content='IE=edge,chrome=1'>
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+<li><a class="reference internal" href="#">pyarrow.array</a></li>
 </ul>
 </ul>
 </li>
@@ -101,11 +101,11 @@
               
                 
   <li>
-    <a href="pyarrow.array.html" title="Previous Chapter: pyarrow.array"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-left visible-sm"></span><span class="hidden-sm hidden-tablet">&laquo; pyarrow.array</span>
+    <a href="pyarrow.DecimalValue.html" title="Previous Chapter: pyarrow.DecimalValue"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-left visible-sm"></span><span class="hidden-sm hidden-tablet">&laquo; pyarrow.DecimalValue</span>
     </a>
   </li>
   <li>
-    <a href="pyarrow.BooleanArray.html" title="Next Chapter: pyarrow.BooleanArray"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-right visible-sm"></span><span class="hidden-sm hidden-tablet">pyarrow.BooleanArray &raquo;</span>
+    <a href="pyarrow.Array.html" title="Next Chapter: pyarrow.Array"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-right visible-sm"></span><span class="hidden-sm hidden-tablet">pyarrow.Array &raquo;</span>
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-<dl class="class">
-<dt id="pyarrow.Array">
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-<dl class="method">
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-<dd><p>Initialize self.  See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.</p>
-</dd></dl>
-
-<p class="rubric">Methods</p>
-<table border="1" class="longtable docutils">
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-only supports milliseconds.</li>
-<li><strong>memory_pool</strong> (<a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.MemoryPool.html#pyarrow.MemoryPool" title="pyarrow.MemoryPool"><em>MemoryPool</em></a><em>, </em><em>optional</em>) &#8211; Specific memory pool to use to allocate the resulting Arrow array.</li>
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-</table>
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-UTC.</p>
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-<span class="gp">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span><span class="kn">import</span> <span class="nn">pyarrow</span> <span class="k">as</span> <span class="nn">pa</span>
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-<span class="go">]</span>
-</pre></div>
-</div>
-<div class="highlight-default"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span class="gp">&gt;&gt;&gt; </span><span class="kn">import</span> <span class="nn">numpy</span> <span class="k">as</span> <span class="nn">np</span>
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-</table>
-</dd></dl>
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-<code class="descname">isnull</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.isnull" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd></dd></dl>
-
-<dl class="attribute">
-<dt id="pyarrow.Array.null_count">
-<code class="descname">null_count</code><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.null_count" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd></dd></dl>
-
-<dl class="method">
-<dt id="pyarrow.Array.slice">
-<code class="descname">slice</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em>, <em>offset=0</em>, <em>length=None</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.slice" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd><p>Compute zero-copy slice of this array</p>
+<h1>pyarrow.array<a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow-array" title="Permalink to this headline">¶</a></h1>
+<dl class="function">
+<dt id="pyarrow.array">
+<code class="descclassname">pyarrow.</code><code class="descname">array</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>sequence</em>, <em>DataType type=None</em>, <em>MemoryPool memory_pool=None</em>, <em>size=None</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.array" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
+<dd><p>Create pyarrow.Array instance from a Python sequence</p>
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-<li><strong>length</strong> (<em>int</em><em>, </em><em>default None</em>) &#8211; Length of slice (default is until end of Array starting from
-offset)</li>
+<li><strong>sequence</strong> (<em>sequence-like</em><em> or </em><em>iterable object of Python objects.</em>) &#8211; If both type and size are specified may be a single use iterable.</li>
+<li><strong>type</strong> (<a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.DataType.html#pyarrow.DataType" title="pyarrow.DataType"><em>pyarrow.DataType</em></a><em>, </em><em>optional</em>) &#8211; If not passed, will be inferred from the data</li>
+<li><strong>memory_pool</strong> (<a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.MemoryPool.html#pyarrow.MemoryPool" title="pyarrow.MemoryPool"><em>pyarrow.MemoryPool</em></a><em>, </em><em>optional</em>) &#8211; If not passed, will allocate memory from the currently-set default
+memory pool</li>
+<li><strong>size</strong> (<a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.int64.html#pyarrow.int64" title="pyarrow.int64"><em>int64</em></a><em>, </em><em>optional</em>) &#8211; Size of the elements. If the imput is larger than size bail at this
+length. For iterators, if size is larger than the input iterator this
+will be treated as a &#8220;max size&#8221;, but will involve an initial allocation
+of size followed by a resize to the actual size (so if you know the
+exact size specifying it correctly will give you better performance).</li>
 </ul>
 </td>
 </tr>
-<tr class="field-even field"><th class="field-name">Returns:</th><td class="field-body"><p class="first last"><strong>sliced</strong> (<em>RecordBatch</em>)</p>
+<tr class="field-even field"><th class="field-name">Returns:</th><td class="field-body"><p class="first last"><strong>array</strong> (<em>pyarrow.Array</em>)</p>
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-<dt id="pyarrow.Array.to_pandas">
-<code class="descname">to_pandas</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.to_pandas" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd><p>Convert to an array object suitable for use in pandas</p>
-<div class="admonition seealso">
-<p class="first admonition-title">See also</p>
-<p class="last"><a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.Column.html#pyarrow.Column.to_pandas" title="pyarrow.Column.to_pandas"><code class="xref py py-meth docutils literal"><span class="pre">Column.to_pandas()</span></code></a>, <a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.Table.html#pyarrow.Table.to_pandas" title="pyarrow.Table.to_pandas"><code class="xref py py-meth docutils literal"><span class="pre">Table.to_pandas()</span></code></a>, <a class="reference internal" href="pyarrow.RecordBatch.html#pyarrow.RecordBatch.to_pandas" title="pyarrow.RecordBatch.to_pandas"><code class="xref py py-meth docutils literal"><span class="pre">RecordBatch.to_pandas()</span></code></a></p>
-</div>
-</dd></dl>
-
-<dl class="method">
-<dt id="pyarrow.Array.to_pylist">
-<code class="descname">to_pylist</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.to_pylist" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd><p>Convert to an list of native Python objects.</p>
-</dd></dl>
-
-<dl class="attribute">
-<dt id="pyarrow.Array.type">
-<code class="descname">type</code><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Array.type" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
-<dd></dd></dl>
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../extending.html">Building C++ and Cython Extensions using pyarrow</a></li>
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+<dt id="pyarrow.ChunkedArray.chunks">
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+<dd></dd></dl>
+
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+<tr class="row-odd"><td><a class="reference internal" href="#pyarrow.Column.to_pandas" title="pyarrow.Column.to_pandas"><code class="xref py py-obj docutils literal"><span class="pre">to_pandas</span></code></a>(self[,&nbsp;strings_to_categorical,&nbsp;…])</td>
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+<dl class="method">
+<dt id="pyarrow.Column.cast">
+<code class="descname">cast</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em>, <em>target_type</em>, <em>safe=True</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Column.cast" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
+<dd><p>Cast column values to another data type</p>
+<table class="docutils field-list" frame="void" rules="none">
+<col class="field-name" />
+<col class="field-body" />
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+<tr class="field-odd field"><th class="field-name">Parameters:</th><td class="field-body"><ul class="first simple">
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+<li><strong>safe</strong> (<em>boolean</em><em>, </em><em>default True</em>) – Check for overflows or other unsafe conversions</li>
+</ul>
+</td>
+</tr>
+<tr class="field-even field"><th class="field-name">Returns:</th><td class="field-body"><p class="first last"><strong>casted</strong> (<em>Column</em>)</p>
+</td>
+</tr>
+</tbody>
+</table>
+</dd></dl>
+
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@@ -207,9 +232,14 @@
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+<dl class="attribute">
+<dt id="pyarrow.Column.field">
+<code class="descname">field</code><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Column.field" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
+<dd></dd></dl>
+
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-<em class="property">static </em><code class="descname">from_array</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>field_or_name</em>, <em>Array arr</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Column.from_array" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
+<em class="property">static </em><code class="descname">from_array</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>*args</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Column.from_array" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
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+<code class="descname">to_pandas</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>self</em>, <em>strings_to_categorical=False</em>, <em>zero_copy_only=False</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.Column.to_pandas" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
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-      Created using <a href="http://sphinx-doc.org/">Sphinx</a> 1.6.4.<br/>
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../extending.html">Building C++ and Cython Extensions using pyarrow</a></li>
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../extending.html">Building C++ and Cython Extensions using pyarrow</a></li>
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../extending.html">Building C++ and Cython Extensions using pyarrow</a></li>
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     </p>
     <p>
         &copy; Copyright 2016-2017 Apache Software Foundation.<br/>
-      Created using <a href="http://sphinx-doc.org/">Sphinx</a> 1.6.4.<br/>
+      Created using <a href="http://sphinx-doc.org/">Sphinx</a> 1.6.5.<br/>
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../extending.html">Building C++ and Cython Extensions using pyarrow</a></li>
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-    
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-    <link rel="prev" title="pyarrow.DataType" href="pyarrow.DataType.html" />
+    <link rel="next" title="pyarrow.schema" href="pyarrow.schema.html" />
+    <link rel="prev" title="pyarrow.dictionary" href="pyarrow.dictionary.html" />
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+<li class="toctree-l1"><a class="reference internal" href="../filesystems.html">File System Interfaces</a></li>
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-<dd><p>Add metadata as dict of string keys and values to Field</p>
+<h1>pyarrow.field<a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow-field" title="Permalink to this headline">¶</a></h1>
+<dl class="function">
+<dt id="pyarrow.field">
+<code class="descclassname">pyarrow.</code><code class="descname">field</code><span class="sig-paren">(</span><em>name</em>, <em>type</em>, <em>bool nullable=True</em>, <em>dict metadata=None</em><span class="sig-paren">)</span><a class="headerlink" href="#pyarrow.field" title="Permalink to this definition">¶</a></dt>
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-<tr class="field-even field"><th class="field-name">Returns:</th><td class="field-body"><strong>field</strong> (<em>pyarrow.Field</em>)</td>
+<tr class="field-odd field"><th class="field-name">Parameters:</th><td class="field-body"><ul class="first simple">
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+<li><strong>type</strong> (<em>pyarrow.DataType</em>) – </li>
+<li><strong>nullable</strong> (<em>boolean</em><em>, </em><em>default True</em>) – </li>
+<li><strong>metadata</strong> (<em>dict</em><em>, </em><em>default None</em>) – Keys and values must be coercible to bytes</li>
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