Chapter 3: Processing Pipelines

This chapter will show you to everything you need to know about spaCy's processing pipeline. You'll learn what goes on under the hood when you process a text, how to write your own components and add them to the pipeline, and how to use custom attributes to add your own meta data to the documents, spans and tokens.

1Processing pipelines

2What happens when you call nlp?

3Inspecting the pipeline

4Custom pipeline components

5Use cases for custom components

6Simple components

7Complex components

8Extension attributes

9Setting extension attributes (1)

10Setting extension attributes (2)

11Entities and extensions

12Components with extensions

13Scaling and performance

14Processing streams

15Processing data with context

16Selective processing