Code Challenge 27 - PRAW: The Python Reddit API Wrapper

Posted by PyBites on Tue 11 July 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, reddit, API, PRAW, news, dailyprogrammer, data, data analysis, textblob, bot, word clouds, nltk • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! Love or hate Reddit, it has a lot of good data to work with. This week we have you write an app of your choice using the Reddit API. Have fun!


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Building a Karma Bot with Python and the Slack API

Posted by Bob on Sun 25 June 2017 in Tools • Tagged with Slack, karma, bot, API, picle, packaging, logging, Counter • 3 min read

We love Slack! But what if we can make it even cooler? Imagine: you are geeking out with your fellow developers on Slack and you want to give them credit. Or you can write "stupidsubject--" and it automagically shows "stupidsubject's karma decreased to -2". Enter Karma Bot. This is nothing new but building one myself was a great learning exercise and a fun tool we use on our Slack now.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 20

Posted by PyBites on Sun 21 May 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, pycharm, vim, PyCon2017, tutorials, resources, bpython, dictionaries, Postgres, cli, mentors, tkinter, speedml, machine learning, jupyter, aws, lambda, pcap, unity3d, bot, flask • 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 Build a Simple Slack Bot

Posted by Bob on Tue 04 April 2017 in Tools • Tagged with slack, API, bot, chatbot, deployment, shell, nohup, automation • 3 min read

I was playing with Slack's Real Time Messaging API the other day. Building a bot is pretty easy. In this article a simple example.


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