There are two root causes for importerror in python. The First is the absence of the respective python module and the second is the incorrect path configuration. In this article, we will understand this error in super detail. This article will create a base concept in your mind for generic ways to handle importerrors and modulenotfound error.
Importerror in python ( Generic Root Cause & Fix) –
Firstly, In the section, we will look at this error from a generic point of view. For example, the below code throws the same error. Since pyspark is not installed. Anyways let’s deep dive into the same with below mentioned solutions.
Solution 1: Installing the missing python package –
Whenever you get such errors, check for the underline package. Try to install the same either by –
There are many other ways which also install any python package but the above four are the easiest and most possible ways. In fact, I will suggest pip as the first priority for this.
Solution 2: Path configuration –
This is a less common scenario than the above one. Here we have the python package which is throwing the importerror and modulenotfound error. But either the path is not properly set or in the script we are doing the wrong relative import. The best suggestion here is –
- Using absolute path while importing
- Adding project root directory to python path
Specific Solution to Importerror and ModuleNotFoundErrors –
Secondly, let’s go and see Various Importerrors and ModuleNotFoundError with cause and Fix.
1. Installer & Architectural component Related Importerror –
In the portion, we will address some of those the python module which deals with build, installation, and Architectural components.
2. Machine Learning& Deep Learning with Visualization Importerrors –
This section covers some of the AI/ML packages and associated import errors.
3. Web framework related importerror-
While developing web applications, we encounter some the below similar errors.
4. Miscellaneous importerrors-
This part contains all miscellaneous errors for
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