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Code Challenge 55 - #100DaysOfCode Curriculum Generator

Posted by PyBites on Tue 16 October 2018 in Challenge • Tagged with code challenge, challenges, 100DaysOfCode, json, books, learning, data science • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, Welcome to Pybites Code Challenge 55! In this challenge we're asking that you create your own #100DaysOfCode Curriculum Generator.


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Career Development for Programmers

Posted by Bob on Sun 23 September 2018 in SoftSkills • Tagged with career, books, blogging, big data, practice, exercise, inspiration, coding, writing, productivity • 7 min read

What makes you excel in your career? Become an expert in x, y, z. Sure, you need to learn technical skills, quite a lot of them. However there is a lot more to it. If you want to succeed in your job, business and life, you want to build a portfolio, share your learning, become a reader and a good writer, and last but not least stick to daily exercising. I published this article on my blog 2 years ago and find a lot is still relevant today and will serve our community. I also added an updated towards the end.


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Pushing the Packt "free book of the day" to the world with Scrapy and Alexa

Posted by Rhys Powell on Thu 31 May 2018 in Tools • Tagged with guest, Alexa, Scrapy, web scraping, Packt, books • 6 min read

I have a love of the goodies that you get as part of the developer rewards from submitting Alexa skills to Amazon. Another thing that I also love is the fact that Packt gives away a free book. What I always forget to do is look at what today’s book is and what I didn’t have was a lot of time to meet this month's deadline for app submission. Why not combine them both?


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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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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 41

Posted by PyBites on Sun 15 October 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Django, books, Microservices, Docker, Flask, React, Machine Learning, Spotify, Data Science, SQLAlchemy, Jupyter, Data Visualisation, Ramp, Security, K-Means Clustering, decorators, Kubernetes, PyQt, qutebrowser, GUI • 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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Python Testing With Pytest

Posted by Bob on Mon 25 September 2017 in Books • Tagged with pytest, testing, books, tox, Jenkins, fixtures, unittest, q&a • 3 min read

Review of Brian Okken's new pytest book.


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Twitter Digest 2017 Week 38

Posted by PyBites on Sun 24 September 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Flask, Twilio, videos, learning, cheat sheets, Data Science, tutorials, Git, books, podcast, Machine Learning, security, AWS, logging • 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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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 33 - Build a Django Tracker, Weather or Review App - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 28 August 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, Django, 100DaysOfDjango, projects, 100DaysOfCode, Heroku, books, pbreadinglist, bootstrap, autocomplete • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Build a Django Tracker, Weather or Review App code challenge.


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