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How to create a pandas dataframe where columns are filled with random strings?

I want to create a Pandas dataframe with 2 columns and x number rows that contain random strings.

I have found code to generate a pandas dataframe with random ints and a random stringer generator. I still don’t see a clear path to create a pandas data frame with random strings.

Code for random int dataframe

import numpy as np
import pandas as pd
df = pd.DataFrame(np.random.randint(0,100,size=(100, 4)), columns=list('ABCD'))

Code for random strings

import string
import random
def id_generator(size=1500, chars=string.ascii_uppercase + string.digits):
    return ''.join(random.choice(chars) for _ in range(size))

I would like destiredDataframe.head() to output two columns of random text and x number of rows.


Try this:

num_rows = 10
data = np.array([id_generator() for i in range(2*num_rows)]).reshape(-1,2)