Code Challenge 19 - Post to Your Favorite API

Posted by PyBites on Mon 15 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, API, Twitter, Facebook, TheMovieDB, Spotify, Goodreads, Reddit, Google, POST • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week part 2 of APIs: post to your favorite API. Enjoy


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Learning Python by Building a Wisdom Quotes App

Posted by Dante on Tue 09 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with challenges, learning, guest, wikipedia, API, code review, flask, requests, quotes, forismatic • 3 min read

In this guest post Dante tells us about his Wisdom of the Ages app he built for PyBites code challenge 16 (reviewed here). The best way to learn Python is to build something and we are proud of our community achieving just that.


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Code Challenge 18 - Get Recommendations

Posted by PyBites on Mon 08 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, Twitter, books, recommendations, API, TextBlob • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we'll do another API exercise: you will parse your Twitter feed searching for book / movie / music / you-name-it recommendations. Can you create a simple ParrotRead? Enjoy


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Code Challenge 17 - Never Miss a Good Podcast - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, podcast, feedparser, SQLite, sqlite3, mail, cron, review • 2 min read

It's end of the week again so we review the code challenge of this week. It's never late to sign up, just fork our challenges repo and start coding.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 18

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 May 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, word cloud, 100days, algorithms, beginner, machine learning, tutorial, unittest, jupyter, twilio, aws, raspberry pi, xml, learning • 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 Download an XML File with Python

Posted by Julian on Thu 04 May 2017 in Learning • Tagged with tutorial, learning, webscraping, requests, xml, beginners, python • 4 min read

In this post I detail how to download an xml file to your OS and why it’s not as simple as you’d think


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Code Challenge 17 - Never Miss a Good Podcast

Posted by PyBites on Mon 01 May 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, podcast, feedparser, SQLite, sqlite3, mail, cron • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we'll let you import a Podcast feed, store it in SQLite, and email unplayed episodes at a regular interval. Inspiration here. Enjoy!


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Code Challenge 16 - Query Your Favorite API - Review

Posted by PyBites on Sun 30 April 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, Flask, APIs, Github, Google, books, Warcraft, quotes, Wikipedia, Forismatic • 2 min read

It's end of the week again so we review the code challenge of this week. It's never late to sign up, just fork our challenges repo and start coding.


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Learn Python by Coding for Yourself

Posted by Julian on Thu 27 April 2017 in Learning • Tagged with learning, code, programming, python, resources, Flask, Warcraft, requests, gmail, APIs, sqlite3, challenge, motivation • 6 min read

In this post I discuss (with examples) why it’s important to learn Python by actually coding. It’s not enough to just read!


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Code Challenge 16 - Query Your Favorite API

Posted by PyBites on Mon 24 April 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, learning, APIs, movies, music, Slack, Twitter, weather • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding! This week we'll let you play with Web APIs. They are fun to fiddle with and great for learning and building cool things. Enjoy!


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