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Code Challenge 49 - Contribute to Open Source: Clean up Planet Python

Posted by PyBites on Sun 01 April 2018 in Challenge • Tagged with Planet, feedparser, RSS, parsing, hacking, scripting, community, debugging • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, it has been silent on the Community Blog challenges front, but then again we completed the 100 Days of Code in Python course which was a great milestone. Although less frequent, we will keep doing blog challenges though, not to worry! Let's start with a long pending item: cleaning up Python planets feeds, an interesting and valuable open source contribution.


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PyBites Module of the Week: Openpyxl - Automate Excel!

Posted by Bob on Tue 12 September 2017 in Modules • Tagged with excel, games, first script, vba, automation, openpyxl, hacking, unix • 3 min read

You probably remember your first script. I remember the joy of discovering how I could let the machine automate something for me. It still gets me excited everyday. I played a bit with openpyxl yesterday. I used it to hack an Excel game for which I first used a macro. Not particularly useful but a nice exploration of this module.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 32

Posted by PyBites on Sun 13 August 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, Docker, women, history, regex, Flask, IPython, SQL, webscraping, GitHub, Pandas, PyConAU, data science, BeeWare, hacking, Bash, scripting • 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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