Did you notice our Python tips lately? They looks more sexy, don't they? That's thanks to Carbon which lets you create beautiful images of your source code. As much as I love its interface though, what if we can automate this process generating the image for us? That's what we did and posting new tips to Twitter is now a breeze. In this article I will show you how using a bit of
Posted by Bob on Tue 19 February 2019 in Tools
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Ever wondered how you scrape hidden (or JS generated) HTML? Selenium is your friend. Ever wondered how to run it without a browser popping up? Use headless mode. How would you run it remotely? Use Heroku. And how about autoposting to Slack and Twitter? With the right libraries and API setup little code is needed. In this 10 step guide I will show you how to build a Packt Free Learning Notifier which will accomplish all these tasks. Ready to learn some nice automation skills in Python?
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!
Posted by PyBites on Sat 16 September 2017 in Special
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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.