Twitter digest 2017 week 30

Posted by PyBites on Sun 30 July 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, coding, QuTIP, facial recognition, vim, IDE, Thonny, automation, urllib, packaging, data science, jobs, webscraping, Bokeh, csv • 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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Module of the Week - Pexpect

Posted by Julian on Thu 27 July 2017 in Modules • Tagged with python, tips, code, pybites, pexpect, automation • 3 min read

A brief overview of the pexpect module


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200 Days of PyBites, 100 Days of Code and our Next Project

Posted by PyBites on Fri 07 July 2017 in Special • Tagged with pybites, 100DaysOfCode, learning, modules, special, milestone, lessons, community, automation, utilities, scripts • 5 min read

We did it! #100DaysOfCode is done: 5K lines of code, 100 scripts. Just on the day PyBites turns 200 days. In this article we will share our learning on this major project and announce our next 100 days effort ...


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Code Challenge 22 - Packt Free Ebook Web Scraper - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 12 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, webscraping, BeautifulSoup, Selenium, Packt, Pybonacci, ebooks, community, automation, sponsoring • 3 min read

In this article we review last week's Packt free ebook code challenge. We really scratched our own itch building both a notification service and an ebook download manager.


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Code Challenge 22 - Packt Free Ebook Web Scraper

Posted by PyBites on Mon 05 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, webscraping, BeautifulSoup, Selenium, Packt, Pybonacci, ebooks, community, automation, sponsoring • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we will do some web scraping of Packt's daily free ebook, sending out daily notifications. This week we even have a unique opportunity to sponsor the Python Community, read on ... and happy coding!


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How to Create Your Own Steam Game Release Notifier

Posted by Julian on Fri 19 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with learning, code, programming, python, sqlite3, xml, email, automation, tools, feedparser, game • 6 min read

In this post we demonstrate ways in which you can parse common data formats used in Python.


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How to Write a Simple Slack Bot to Monitor Your Brand on Twitter

Posted by Bob on Tue 25 April 2017 in Tools • Tagged with Twitter, Slack, Automation, monitoring, twython, TwythonStreamer, slacker, configparser, logging, brand, triggers • 3 min read

In this article I show you how to monitor Twitter and post alerts to a Slack channel. We built a nice tool to monitor whenever our domain gets mentioned on Twitter. The slacker and twython modules made this pretty easy. We also use configparser and logging.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 16

Posted by PyBites on Sun 23 April 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, aws, pillow, passwords, books, folium, sql, automation, machine learning, tensorflow, podcasts, data science • 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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Behind the Scenes of PyBites - a Blog for Passionate Pythonistas (Post #100 Special)

Posted by PyBites on Tue 18 April 2017 in Special • Tagged with special, milestone, softskills, learning, lessons, community, pelican, challenge, python, pybites, automation • 6 min read

Python is hot according to Dice. It’s an easy language to learn, has an elegant design and is widely used. In this article we proudly present our now 4 months journey into building PyBites. It’s a reflection of what we achieved and lessons learned. We hope to inspire fellow developers to start their own venture. It is very rewarding!


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How we Automated our 100DaysOfCode Daily Tweet

Posted by Bob on Wed 05 April 2017 in Tools • Tagged with twitter, automation, tools, 100days, logging, tweepy, pytz • 4 min read

In this article I show you a way to automatically tweet your #100DaysOfCode Challenge progress. This saves you some extra time to focus on the coding. Isn't that all what matters?


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