Twitter Digest 2017 Week 42

Posted by PyBites on Sun 22 October 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, automation, pandas, GitHub, data visualisation, Flask, Django, tutorial, AWS Lambda, counter, PyGotham, videos, Jupyter, Computer Science, Regex • 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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Learning Python Decorators by Example

Posted by Bob on Fri 20 October 2017 in Concepts • Tagged with decorators, design patterns, logging, caching, memoization, Flask, Django, properties, classmethod, staticmethod, lru_cache, mock.patch, contextmanager • 4 min read

Decorators are a sometimes overlooked feature and they might be hard to grasp for beginning Pythonistas. I agree with Aaron Maxwell that mastering them "can massively magnify the positive impact of the code you write", so make sure you add them to your toolkit if not done so already. In this article I explain what they do, why you want to use them and give some practical examples.


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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 41

Posted by PyBites on Sun 15 October 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Django, books, Microservices, Docker, Flask, React, Machine Learning, Spotify, Data Science, SQLAlchemy, Jupyter, Data Visualisation, Ramp, Security, K-Means Clustering, decorators, Kubernetes, PyQt, qutebrowser, GUI • 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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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 40

Posted by PyBites on Sun 08 October 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, deep learning, Raspberry Pi, beginner, tutorial, code quality, Django, music, Jupyter, PyGame, PyInstaller, survey, Disqus, blockchain, Flask, Google Facets, Data Visualisation, MyPy • 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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Code Challenge 39 - Writing Tests With Pytest

Posted by PyBites on Thu 05 October 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with pytest, testing, unittest, fixtures, BetterCodeHub, pytest-cov, CI, opensource, Hacktoberfest, TalkPython • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, let's add some more challenges for October. Following our Python testing with pytest book review we let you write some tests with this awesome framework.


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Code Challenge 38 - Build Your Own Hacktoberfest Checker With Bottle

Posted by PyBites on Wed 04 October 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with Hacktoberfest, DigitalOcean, Bottle, GitHub, API, Web development • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, Hacktoberfest started. Let's make open source better and track our progress with a little app you will build using the Bottle web framework.


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Code Challenge 37 - Automate a Task With Twilio - Review

Posted by PyBites on Tue 03 October 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with Twilio, API, apis, sms, notifications, birthdays, automation • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Automate a Task With Twilio code challenge.


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Code Challenge 36 - Create an AWS Lambda Function - Review

Posted by PyBites on Tue 03 October 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, AWS, lambda, lambda function, guest, automation, microservices • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Create an AWS Lambda Function code challenge.


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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 39

Posted by PyBites on Sun 01 October 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, data science, PyCharm, REST, os, Deep Learning, AI, Machine Learning, TensorFlow, ntlk, vim, SQLAlchemy, packaging, pipenv, itertools, Django, tutorial, GitHub, Hacktoberfest • 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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Python Testing With Pytest

Posted by Bob on Mon 25 September 2017 in Books • Tagged with pytest, testing, books, tox, Jenkins, fixtures, unittest, q&a • 3 min read

Review of Brian Okken's new Pytest book.


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