Code Challenge 19 - Post to Your Favorite API

Posted by PyBites on Mon 15 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, API, Twitter, Facebook, TheMovieDB, Spotify, Goodreads, Reddit, Google, POST • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week part 2 of APIs: post to your favorite API. Enjoy


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Code Challenge 18 - Get Recommendations - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 15 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, books, Goodreads, API, oauth, Manning, Machine Learning, Netflix, recommendation engine, Parrotread, recommender system • 2 min read

Before moving onto the new challenge let's review last week's challenge. It's never late to sign up, just fork our challenges repo and start coding.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 19

Posted by PyBites on Sun 14 May 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, twilio, javascript, beginners, webscraping, PyPI, AI, pandoc, git, Continuum, cli, Alexa, flask, matplotlib, visual studio, OpenCV • 2 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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Building a Simple Birthday App with Flask-SQLAlchemy

Posted by Bob on Thu 11 May 2017 in Flask • Tagged with Flask-SQLAlchemy, SQLAlchemy, Flask, Facebook, birthday, calendar, icalendar, datetime • 3 min read

In this article I teach you how to get started with Flask-SQLAlchemy. I will set up a model, create the DB, retrieve birthdays from FB and import them into the DB. Lastly I will query the birthdays by date range.


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Learning Python by Building a Wisdom Quotes App

Posted by Dante on Tue 09 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with challenges, learning, guest, wikipedia, API, code review, flask, requests, quotes, forismatic • 3 min read

In this guest post Dante tells us about his Wisdom of the Ages app he built for PyBites code challenge 16 (reviewed here). The best way to learn Python is to build something and we are proud of our community achieving just that.


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Code Challenge 18 - Get Recommendations

Posted by PyBites on Mon 08 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, Twitter, books, recommendations, API, TextBlob • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we'll do another API exercise: you will parse your Twitter feed searching for book / movie / music / you-name-it recommendations. Can you create a simple ParrotRead? Enjoy


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Code Challenge 17 - Never Miss a Good Podcast - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, podcast, feedparser, SQLite, sqlite3, mail, cron, review • 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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Twitter digest 2017 week 18

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 May 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, word cloud, 100days, algorithms, beginner, machine learning, tutorial, unittest, jupyter, twilio, aws, raspberry pi, xml, learning • 2 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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How to Download an XML File with Python

Posted by Julian on Thu 04 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with tutorial, learning, webscraping, requests, xml, beginners, python • 4 min read

In this post I detail how to download an xml file to your OS and why it’s not as simple as you’d think


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The making of my Task Manager App for the PyBites Code Challenge

Posted by Martin on Tue 02 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with blog, challenges, Flask, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, Jinja2, Flask-SQLAlchemy, sql • 5 min read

As a relatively newcomer to the Python scene I've come to realize that the best way to learn is to actually participate in coding challenges. This has helped to push me out of my comfort zone.


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