Code Challenge 24 - Use Dunder / Special Methods to Enrich a Class

Posted by PyBites on Tue 20 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, dunders, special methods, magic methods, classes, polymorphism, operator overloading, guest • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! We wrote an article for Dan Bader's Python blog: Enriching Your Python Classes With Dunder (Magic, Special) Methods. We hope you like it. To put dunders into practice we dedicate this week's code challenge to it.


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Code Challenge 23 - Challenge Estimated Time API - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sun 18 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, APIs, Github, PyGithub, PR template, tracking, meta, data, platform • 3 min read

In this article we review last week's Challenge Estimated Time API. This was a cool challenge and we implemented it using Github's awesome platform and API.


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Code Challenge 23 - Challenge Estimated Time API

Posted by PyBites on Tue 13 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, APIs, Github, Slack, Flask, tracking, meta, data, platform • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we will give you the opportunity to enhance our challenge platform by creating a simple API to track how much time our challenges take (and possibly other metadata).


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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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Code Challenge 21 - Electricity Cost Calculation App - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 05 June 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, calculation, electricity, Flask, Django, cli, data, BeautifulSoup, Python Anywhere, Pythonista 3 • 2 min read

In this article we review this week's code challenge #21 for which we got some nice PRs.


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Code Challenge 21 - Electricity Cost Calculation App

Posted by PyBites on Mon 29 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, calculation, math, electricity, beginner, GUI, TkInter, Flask, newquote • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we will get you to create a simple app to calculate the monetary cost of using an electrical device. Enjoy!


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Code Challenge 20 - Object Oriented Programming Fun - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 29 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, OOP, object oriented, inheritance, dunder, games, adventure, warcraft, Twilio, karma, Rooms • 2 min read

It's review time again. Wow: challenge #20 already! We can't believe we have worked through so many already. We also keep receiving amazing PRs, awesome!


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Code Challenge 20 - Object Oriented Programming Fun

Posted by PyBites on Mon 22 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, OOP, object oriented, inheritance, encapsulation, polymorphism, dunder, games, ABCs • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we will let you experiment with Object Oriented Programming, an important skill and fundamental building block of (everthing-is-an-object) Python. Enjoy!


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Code Challenge 19 - Post to Your Favorite API - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 22 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, API, POST, Twitter, Facebook • 2 min read

This week was pretty busy due to PyCon, but what an amazing conference! A lot to absorb which we will digest in the upcoming articles. First our regular schedule though: review of last week's challenge: post to your favorite API.


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