Code Challenge 13 - Highest Rated Movie Directors - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sat 08 April 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, data analysis, movies, imdb, sort, namedtuples, defaultdict • 2 min read

It's end of the week again so we review the code challenge of this week. It's never late to sign up, just fork our challenges repo and start coding.


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Flask for Loops - Printing Dict Data

Posted by Julian on Thu 06 April 2017 in Flask • Tagged with Flask, loops, python, decorators, tutorial, learning • 4 min read

In this post I demo how to create an extremely simple Flask app that prints the contents of a Dict to a web page.


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How we Automated our 100DaysOfCode Daily Tweet

Posted by Bob on Wed 05 April 2017 in Tools • Tagged with twitter, automation, tools, 100days, logging, tweepy, pytz • 4 min read

In this article I show you a way to automatically tweet your #100DaysOfCode Challenge progress. This saves you some extra time to focus on the coding. Isn't that all what matters?


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How to Build a Simple Slack Bot

Posted by Bob on Tue 04 April 2017 in Tools • Tagged with slack, API, bot, chatbot, deployment, shell, nohup, automation • 3 min read

I was playing with Slack's Real Time Messaging API the other day. Building a bot is pretty easy. In this article a simple example.


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Code Challenge 13 - Highest Rated Movie Directors

Posted by PyBites on Mon 03 April 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, data analysis, movies, rating • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! After last week's (tictactoe game), we'd like to sharpen your data analysis skills this week by parsing a movie data set in search for highest rated directors. Enjoy and we review solutions end of this week.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 13

Posted by PyBites on Sun 02 April 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, beginners, Django, machine learning, mechanize, classes, Jupiter, cheat sheet, scrapy, data science, flask, tutorials, python • 1 min read

Every weekend we share a curated list of 15 cool things (mostly Python) that we found / tweeted throughout the week.


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Code Challenge 12 - Build a Tic-tac-toe Game - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sat 01 April 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, game, tictactoe, AI • 3 min read

It's end of the week again so we review the code challenge of this week. It's never late to sign up, just fork our challenges repo and start coding.


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100 Days of PyBites, 100 Days of Code

Posted by PyBites on Wed 29 March 2017 in Special • Tagged with news, special, challenge • 2 min read

In celebration of PyBites being around for 100 days we’re taking on the 100 Days of Code Challenge!


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5 Vim Tricks to Speed up Your Python Development

Posted by Bob on Tue 28 March 2017 in Tools • Tagged with vim, tools, shortcuts, tricks, flake8, howdoi, conque, shell, virtualenv, nerdtree, pyperclip • 4 min read

In this article 5 Vim shortcuts to speed up your Python development.


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Code Challenge 12 - Build a Tic-tac-toe Game

Posted by PyBites on Mon 27 March 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, game, tictactoe, AI • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! After last week's conceptual challenge (generators), we'd like to challenge you this week to build Tic-tac-toe. Every time we do games (previously Word Values and Hangman) we learn a lot. Enjoy and we review solutions end of this week.


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