Requirements & Setup
Spark NLP is built on top of Apache Spark 3.x. For using Spark NLP you need:
- Java 8
- Apache Spark 3.1.x (or 3.0.x, or 2.4.x, or 2.3.x)
It is recommended to have basic knowledge of the framework and a working environment before using Spark NLP. Please refer to Spark documentation to get started with Spark.
Join our Slack channel
Join our channel, to ask for help and share your feedback. Developers and users can help each other getting started here.
Spark NLP in Action
Make sure to check out our demos built by Streamlit to showcase Spark NLP in action:
Spark NLP Workshop
If you prefer learning by example, check this repository:
It is full of fresh examples and even a docker container if you want to skip installation.
Below, you can follow into a more theoretical and thorough quick start guide.