﻿ Pandas Data Series: Convert the first and last character of each word to upper case - w3resource # Python Pandas: Convert the first and last character of each word to upper case

## Python Pandas: Data Series Exercise-24 with Solution

Write a Pandas program convert the first and last character of each word to upper case in each word of a given series.

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

``````import pandas as pd
series1 = pd.Series(['php', 'python', 'java', 'c#'])
print("Original Series:")
print(series1)
result = series1.map(lambda x: x.upper() + x[1:-1] + x[-1].upper())
print("\nFirst and last character of each word to upper case:")
print(result)
``````

Sample Output:

```Original Series:
0       php
1    python
2      java
3        c#
dtype: object

First and last character of each word to upper case:
0       PhP
1    PythoN
2      JavA
3        C#
dtype: object
```

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