# Plotting ¶

As we discovered in the Introduction , HvPlot provides two ways of working. For convenience we will stick with the patching approach here, and for demonstration purposes we will use the  intake  library which is a Python API for bulk loading of data using a declarative YAML specification. To begin with we import our libraries and patch intake with the HvPlot API:

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import intake
import numpy as np
import hvplot.pandas