Twitter Digest 2017 Week 37

Posted by PyBites on Sun 17 September 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, learning, Tensorflow, fstrings, Asynchronous Python, Django, tutorials, Sublime Text, web scraping, regex, Data Visualisation, NetworkX • 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 Learn Python

Posted by PyBites on Sat 16 September 2017 in Special • Tagged with python, learning, story, books, resources, special, learn-by-doing, inspiration, pybites, blogging, GitHub, Flask, 100DaysOfCode, automation, career, development, pythonistas, freeCodeCamp, howto, zen, software, code quality, programming • 7 min read

Python is a mature language, easy to learn and here to stay. But where to start? We see a lot of new Pythonistas posting questions like: How to learn Python?, Where do I start?, What approach to take?. We were there once too. Now with 9 months of PyBites and 200 articles under our belt, we share how we learned Python.


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Code Challenge 36 - Create an AWS Lambda Function

Posted by Michael on Tue 12 September 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with codechallenges, AWS, lambda, lambda function, guest, automation, microservices • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! We are delighted to have Michael Herman (Real Python) back to deliver this week's challenge. Prepare to learn some useful new skills and above all have fun!


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Module of the Week: Openpyxl - Automate Excel!

Posted by Bob on Tue 12 September 2017 in Modules • Tagged with excel, games, first script, vba, automation, openpyxl, hacking, unix • 3 min read

You probably remember your first script. I remember the joy of discovering how I could let the machine automate something for me. It still gets me excited everyday. I played a bit with openpyxl yesterday. I used it to hack an Excel game for which I first used a macro. Not particularly useful but a nice exploration of this module.


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Code Challenge 35 - Improve Your Python Code With BetterCodeHub - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 11 September 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with bettercodehub, SIG, refactoring, code quality, clean code, software development, tools, platform • 2 min read

In this article we review last week's Improve Your Python Code With BetterCodeHub code challenge.


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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 36

Posted by PyBites on Sun 10 September 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Machine Learning, Data Visualisation, Git, Data Science, Books, Bots, Jupyter, Flask, REST, CLI, Pandas, Slack, Django, pinclone, Pipenv • 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 34 - Build a Simple API With Django REST Framework - Review

Posted by PyBites on Fri 08 September 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, Django, 100DaysOfDjango, APIs, Django REST Framework, DRF, codetips, pytip • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Build a Simple API With Django REST Framework code challenge.


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Hiding BCC Recipients in Python MIME Emails

Posted by Julian on Wed 06 September 2017 in Tools • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, email, automation, MIME, bcc • 2 min read

How to actually hide the BCC recipients when sending an email with Python MIME.


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Code Challenge 35 - Improve Your Python Code With BetterCodeHub

Posted by PyBites on Tue 05 September 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with bettercodehub, SIG, refactoring, code quality, clean code, software development, tools, platform • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python programming! Last week we wrote an article on improving the quality of your code with Better Code Hub. This week we let you refactor a Python project. You can even win awards thanks to SIG who is sponsoring this challenge!


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Twitter digest 2017 week 35

Posted by PyBites on Sun 03 September 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Celery, RabbitMQ, tutorial, Ubuntu, snap, GitHub, API, Django, REST, Pipenv, Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes, Nomad, data science, PyFiddle, IDE, courses, concurrency, wtfPython, examples • 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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