Python Community Interview With Kelly and Sean of Teaching Python

This week I’m joined by Kelly Paredes and Sean Tibor, the hosts of the Teaching Python podcast. Join us as we discuss the benefits of learning Python outside of the code itself, and what it’s like to learn Python when you’re not planning to become a professional developer. So, without further ado, let’s meet Kelly and Sean! Ricky: Welcome to Real Python, Kelly and Sean. I’m glad you could join me for this interview. Let’s start the same way we do with all our guests. How’d you get into programming,…

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PyDev of the Week: Thomas Wouters

This week we welcome Thomas Wouters (@Yhg1s) as our PyDev of the Week! Thomas is a core developer of the Python language. He is very active in open source in general and has been a director of the Python Software Foundation in the past. Let’s spend some time getting to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I’m a self-taught programmer, a high school dropout, a core CPython developer, and a former PSF Board Director from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I’ve been playing with…

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Stack Abuse: Working with Redis in Python with Django

Introduction Data is increasingly becoming a valuable commodity in the current era of technology and this necessitates the optimization of storage and access to this data. There are quite a few notable solutions for the storage of data, including Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) such as MySQL and PostgreSQL, which store data in a structured format using rows and columns and the relationships within the data. Apart from RDBMS, there are key-value stores that store data based on unique keys and values like a dictionary. Key-value databases fall under the…

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PyDev of the Week: Sebastian Steins

This week we welcome Sebastian Steins (@sebastiansteins) as our PyDev of the Week! Sebastian is the creator of the Pythonic News website. You can find out more about Sebastian by checking out what he’s been up to over on Github. Let’s take a few moments to get to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I am a software developer from Germany and live close to the Dutch and Belgian border. The internet emerged when I was in school. I have always been…

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PyDev of the Week: Ted Petrou

This week we welcome Ted Petrou (@TedPetrou) as our PyDev of the Week! Ted is the author of the Pandas Cookbook and also teaches Pandas in several courses on Udemy. Let’s take some time to get to know Ted better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I graduated with a masters degree in statistics from Rice University in Houston, Texas in 2006. During my degree, I never heard the phrase “machine learning” uttered even once and it was several years before the field of data…

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Stack Abuse: Design Patterns in Python

Introduction Design Patterns are reusable models for solving known and common problems in software architecture. They’re best described as templates for dealing with a certain usual situation. An architect might have a template for designing certain kinds of door-frames which he fits into many of his projects, and a software engineer, or software architect, should know templates for solving frequent programming challenges. A good presentation of a design pattern should include: Name Motivating problem Solution Consequences Equivalent Problems If you were thinking that that’s a pretty fuzzy concept, you’d be…

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PyDev of the Week: Ted Petrou

This week we welcome Ted Petrou (@TedPetrou) as our PyDev of the Week! Ted is the author of the Pandas Cookbook and also teaches Pandas in several courses on Udemy. Let’s take some time to get to know Ted better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I graduated with a masters degree in statistics from Rice University in Houston, Texas in 2006. During my degree, I never heard the phrase “machine learning” uttered even once and it was several years before the field of data…

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Mike Driscoll: PyDev of the Week: Sebastian Steins

This week we welcome Sebastian Steins (@sebastiansteins) as our PyDev of the Week! Sebastian is the creator of the Pythonic News website. You can find out more about Sebastian by checking out what he’s been up to over on Github. Let’s take a few moments to get to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I am a software developer from Germany and live close to the Dutch and Belgian border. The internet emerged when I was in school. I have always been…

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PyDev of the Week: Bob Belderbos

This week we welcome Bob Belderbos (@bbelderbos) as our PyDev of the Week! Bob is a co-founder of PyBites. Bob has also contributed to Real Python and he’s a Talk Python trainer. You can learn more about Bob by checking out his website or visiting his Github profile. Let’s spend some quality time getting to know Bob better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I am a software developer currently working at Oracle in the Global Construction Engineering group. But I am probably better known…

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Trey Hunner: Black Friday Sale: Gift Python Morsels to a Friend

From today until the end of Monday December 2nd, I’m selling bundles of two 52-week Python Morsels redemption codes. You can buy 12 months of Python Morsels for yourself and gift 12 months of Python Morsels to a friend for free! Or, if you’re extra generous, you can buy two redemption codes (for the price of one) and gift them both to two friends. What is Python Morsels?🐍🍪 Python Morsels is a weekly Python skill-building service for professional Python developers. Subscribers receive one Python exercise every week in the Python…

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