Click here to code!

Code Challenge 48 - Create a Python News Digest Tool

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 January 2018 in Challenge • Tagged with chdata analysis, news, Twitter, tools, Planet Python, digest, information overload • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, welcome to a new year of challenges. Are you as amazed as we are by all the awesome Python stuff that comes out every week? But then you feel you always are behind because you lack the time to keep up? Welcome to daily reality. In this challenge we have you contribute to our community with tools to improve our weekly delivery of Python News. Be creative, have fun!


Continue reading

Code Challenge 47 - PyBites First Year in Data (Special)

Posted by PyBites on Fri 22 December 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with data analysis, data visualization, anniversary, special, Twitter, Github, Pelican • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, can you believe it’s been a full year of PyBites already?! To commemorate our 1st birthday we figured the next challenge should be around… us!


Continue reading

Code Challenge 46 - Add Continuous Integration (CI) to Your Project

Posted by PyBites on Mon 11 December 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with CI, Jenkins, Heroku, Travis, Semaphore, automation, deployment, Docker, Better Code Hub, SIG • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, becoming a Python developer is partly about knowing your tools. Managing your environment, testing and continuous integration are unmissable skills when you start working on bigger projects with a team. So we decided to dedicate a code challenge to deployment. Take an existing projects or make a demo app from scratch, the goal is to build an automated pipeline. Will you be the next guy or girl at work receiving kudos for setting up a Jenkins server? Have fun!


Continue reading

Code Challenge 45 - TDD: Code FizzBuzz Writing Tests First!

Posted by PyBites on Fri 08 December 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with tdd, tests, test-driven development • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, it’s time to do things differently! Test-Driven Development has to be one of the hardest programming methodologies to adopt yet also one of the most satisfying. It forces a different mindset which is definitely not for everyone. Either way, put your thinking caps on and jump in!


Continue reading

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.


Continue reading

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!


Continue reading

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.


Continue reading

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).


Continue reading

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).


Continue reading

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.


Continue reading