How to Learn Python

Posted by PyBites on Sat 16 September 2017 in Special • Tagged with python, learning, story, books, resources, special, learn-by-doing, inspiration, pybites, blogging, GitHub, Flask, 100DaysOfCode, automation, career, development, pythonistas, freeCodeCamp, howto, zen, software, code quality, programming • 7 min read

Python is a mature language, easy to learn and here to stay. But where to start? We see a lot of new Pythonistas posting questions like: How to learn Python?, Where do I start?, What approach to take?. We were there once too. Now with 9 months of PyBites and 200 articles under our belt, we share how we learned Python.


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Hiding BCC Recipients in Python MIME Emails

Posted by Julian on Wed 06 September 2017 in Tools • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, email, automation, MIME, bcc • 2 min read

How to actually hide the BCC recipients when sending an email with Python MIME.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 34

Posted by PyBites on Sun 27 August 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, pybites, APIs, regex, Jupyter, OpenCV, Pillow, SunPy, collections, open source, training, learning, CSV, Data Analysis, Python, Podcast, Spacing • 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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Using Pillow to Create Nice Banners For Your Site

Posted by Bob on Fri 11 August 2017 in Modules • Tagged with Pillow, images, utilities, pybites, curl, refactoring, challenges, PyBites Banner Generator • 4 min read

Running your site or business good chance you A. use promo material like banners and B. you make them manually with Photoshop, Gimp or what not. And yes for anything beyond the basics you probably need those programs. But what if you like to keep it simple and want to semi-automate things? Just an image and text on canvas? Enter Pillow - The friendly PIL fork, which makes this pretty easy. Come explore some of its capabilities with me in this article.


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Module of the Week - Pexpect

Posted by Julian on Thu 27 July 2017 in Modules • Tagged with python, tips, code, pybites, pexpect, automation • 3 min read

A brief overview of the pexpect module


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Twitter digest 2017 week 28

Posted by PyBites on Sun 16 July 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, pybites, PostgreSQL, books, resources, pathlib, Pyramid, FAT, audio, machine learning, pandas, numpy, tricks, interview, Fedora, packaging, deep learning, Keras, Flask, Openpyxl • 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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Twitter digest 2017 week 27

Posted by PyBites on Sun 09 July 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, pybites, raspberry pi, matplotlib, scikit, Django, flask, ubuntu, Lisp, algorithms, math, pytest, AWS, scrapy, jupyter • 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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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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Module of the Week - Pendulum

Posted by Julian on Sat 24 June 2017 in Modules • Tagged with python, tips, code, pybites, pendulum, datetime, pytz, timezones • 2 min read

A brief overview of the Pendulum datetime module.


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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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