Code Challenge 44 - Marvel Data Analysis (Alicante PyChallengeDay)

Posted by PyBites on Fri 10 November 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with marvel, data, data analysis, csv, collections, namedtuple, Counter, Live Challenge, Python Alicante, Bokeh, coffee • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, this is a very special edition! Today, the 10th of November, we launch our first Live Code Challenge. We partnered up with Python Alicante and we will be hosting this code challenge with them at the University of Alicante. If you don't happen to live in Alicante but do want to code today 10am-13pm CET you are more than welcome to join this Gitter channel.


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Code Challenge 43 - Build a Chatbot Using Python

Posted by PyBites on Thu 09 November 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with chatbot, bots, Slack, Facebook, Twitter, monitoring, books, contest, ML, NLP, AI • 4 min read

Hi Pythonistas, it's incredible to think how quickly bots have grown in popularity. They're everywhere these days and will play an important role how we work and communicate in the near future! It's about time we go our bot on as well!


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Code Challenge 42 - Mastering Regular Expressions

Posted by PyBites on Fri 03 November 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with regex, regular expressions, findall, parsing, pytest • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, it's beginning of the month so we're busy selecting some cool code challenges for you to work on to hone your Python skills. Regular Expressions was a long time coming so let's get it out there. We hope we hit a decent intermediate level with this challenge. If you have questions ask us in the comments or join our Slack.


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Code Challenge 41 - Daily Python Tip Part 2 - Build an API

Posted by PyBites on Wed 01 November 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with Daily Python Tip, Django, Flask, Bottle, API • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, you heard of Daily Python Tip? It's a Twitter account that posts one python tip per day, run by @karlafej and @simecek. We partnered up with them and use their awesome collection of tips to build a web app (part 1) and a simple API (part 2).


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Code Challenge 40 - Daily Python Tip Part 1 - Make a Web App

Posted by PyBites on Tue 24 October 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with Daily Python Tip, Django, Flask, Bottle, Twitter API, Tweepy • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, you heard of Daily Python Tip? It's a Twitter account that posts one python tip per day, run by @karlafej and @simecek. We partnered up with them and use their awesome collection of tips to build a web app (part 1) and a simple API (part 2).


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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

Posted by PyBites on Mon 25 September 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with Twilio, API, apis, sms, notifications, birthdays, automation • 1 min read

Hi Pythonistas, this week we got a really cool challenge for you. Our Never Forget A Friend’s Birthday with Python, Flask and Twilio article got released on Twilio's blog and we thought it would be awesome to have you code up the next Twilio app. Join our challenge and if you build something serious you could even pitch it to Twilio!


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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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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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