Return the first n rows.

This function returns the first n rows for the object based on position. It is useful for quickly testing if your object has the right type of data in it.

param n
int, default 5

Number of rows to select.


obj_head : same type as caller The first n rows of the caller object.


Getting the first n rows.
import pandas as pd
from numba import njit

def series_head():
    s = pd.Series([7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1], index=[0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12])

    return s.head(3)

$ python ./series/
0    7
2    6
4    5
dtype: int64

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