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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Module of the Week - ipaddress

Posted by Julian on Thu 23 March 2017 in Modules • Tagged with python, tips, code, pybites, ipaddress, sysadmin, stdlib • 3 min read

While playing around with code for our post on generators we discovered the ipaddress module, part of the Standard Library. Such a handy little module!


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Generators are Awesome, Learning by Example

Posted by Julian on Fri 17 March 2017 in Concepts • Tagged with python, tips, code, pybites, generators, iteration, yield • 5 min read

Learn what a Generator is and check out some different examples.


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How to Order Dict Output in Python

Posted by Julian on Thu 16 February 2017 in Tips • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, dicts, data structures • 6 min read

Learn how to order the output of a Python Dict


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Shelve It!

Posted by Julian on Tue 14 February 2017 in Learning • Tagged with shelve, python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, database • 3 min read

Shelve basics and a question on how best to manage importing the DB.


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Discover Python Help Options

Posted by Julian on Thu 02 February 2017 in Tips • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, help • 3 min read

Discover some of the numerous Python Help functions.


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Send Advanced Emails with Python MIME Submodules

Posted by Julian on Wed 01 February 2017 in Tools • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, email, automation, MIME • 3 min read

Learn how to send richer emails with Python and the MIME Submodules


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Send Emails with Python smtplib

Posted by Julian on Thu 26 January 2017 in Tools • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, email, automation • 2 min read

Learn how to send emails using Python


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Create a Simple Web Scraper with BeautifulSoup4

Posted by Julian on Wed 11 January 2017 in Tools • Tagged with python, tips, tricks, code, pybites, beautifulsoup, bs4, webscraping, namedtuples • 4 min read

Learn to create a simple web scraper in Python using BeautifulSoup4


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