5 Things we Learned Co-hosting a Live Code Challenge Workshop

Posted by Bob on Sat 11 November 2017 in Reviews • Tagged with code challenges, community, Python Alicante, live coding, learning, retrospective, talks, Marvel, fun • 4 min read

Yesterday we hosted PyChallengeDay together with Python Alicante. I am sure the folks that joined us stretched their coding skills. And we learned a couple of things too which we will share in this article. Hopefullly it inspires you to host a workshop yourself to grow the awesome Python community.


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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, 100DaysOfDjango • 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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PyCon 2017 - Digest, Impressions, Reflection

Posted by Bob on Wed 24 May 2017 in Reviews • Tagged with conference, pycon, learning, community, networking, bokeh, parallel, mentoring, photos • 3 min read

PyCon 2017 was such a great conference, I made so many good connections, got to see many good things the community is working on. It was very inspiring. In this article a digest.


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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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