Programming 

Caktus Consulting Group: Our Top 19 Blogs of 2019

During the last year we gave our popular technical blog an official name: Developer Access. We published 32 posts on the blog, including technical how-to’s, conference information, web development best practices and detailed guides. Among all those posts, 19 rose to the top of the popularity list (based on total pageviews): 1. A Guide To Creating An API Endpoint With Django REST Framework: Our most popular blog post was published on February 1, and the title is self-explanatory. Adding an API endpoint can take considerable time, but with the Django…

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Python Data: Python Data Weekly Roundup – Dec 27 2019

In this week’s Python Data Weekly Roundup: Picks On AI Trends from Data Natives 2019 This article provides a good overview of the Data Natives 2019 – Europe meeting and the main trends being discussed for 2020 and beyond.  For example, topics such as “AI and its use in Healthcare” and “AI and Ethics” looked like good talks. Ray for the Curious An excellent review of “Ray”, a distributed computing system for python.  Ray is: is an open-source system for scaling Python applications from single machines to large clusters. Its…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #400 (Dec. 24, 2019)

#400 – DECEMBER 24, 2019 View in Browser » Python Dictionary Iteration: Advanced Tips & Tricks In this intermediate-level course, you’ll take a deep dive into how to iterate through a dictionary in Python. Dictionaries are a fundamental data structure, and you’ll be able to solve a wide variety of programming problems by iterating through them. REAL PYTHON video Introduction to ASGI: Emergence of an Async Python Web Ecosystem “If you were thinking Python had been getting locked into data science, think again! Python web development is back with an…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #398 (Dec. 10, 2019)

#398 – DECEMBER 10, 2019 View in Browser » MicroPython: An Intro to Programming Hardware in Python Are you interested in the Internet of Things, home automation, and connected devices? In this tutorial, you’ll learn about MicroPython and the world of electronics hardware. You’ll set up your board, write your code, and deploy a MicroPython project to your own device. REAL PYTHON PEP 591: Adding a final Qualifier to Typing This PEP proposes a final qualifier to be added to the typing module—in the form of a final decorator and…

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A. Jesse Jiryu Davis: PyGotham 2019 Speaker Coaching Recap

I’m one of the organizers for PyGotham, the yearly Python programming conference in New York City. This year thirteen PyGotham speakers received training from opera singer and speaking coach Melissa Collom, paid for by the conference and free for the speakers. Eight of the speakers were new to the conference scene; Melissa helped them focus on delivering value to their audience, structuring their talks clearly, and speaking with conviction. All the speakers who responded to a survey said they felt more confident and they were more likely to propose conference…

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Programming 

PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #397 (Dec. 3, 2019)

#397 – DECEMBER 3, 2019 View in Browser » Guido van Rossum Withdraws From the Python Steering Council “Part of my reason is that in the end, SC duty feels more like a chore to me than fun, and one of the things I’m trying to accomplish in my life post Dropbox retirement is to have more fun. To me, fun includes programming in and contributing to Python, for example the PEG parser project.” PYTHON.ORG Python Descriptors: An Introduction Learn what Python descriptors are and how they’re used in Python’s…

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Programming 

PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #396 (Nov. 26, 2019)

#396 – NOVEMBER 26, 2019 View in Browser » PyCon 2020 Registration Is Now Open PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community that uses and develops the open-source Python programming language. April 15–23 in Pittsburgh. Pro-tip: Get your early bird tickets today. PYCON.ORG Python KeyError Exceptions and How to Handle Them KeyError exceptions are often caused by a bad key lookup in a dictionary, but there are a few other situations when a KeyError can be raised as well. Knowing how to handle these exceptions is essential to…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #394 (Nov. 12, 2019)

#394 – NOVEMBER 12, 2019 View in Browser » PSF Seeking Developers for Paid Contract Improving Pip The Python Software Foundation Packaging Working Group is receiving funding to work on the design, implementation, and rollout of pip’s next-generation dependency resolver. Funding has been allocated to secure a senior developer and an intermediate developer, starting in December 2019 or January 2020. RFP open now through November 22. PYFOUND.BLOGSPOT.COM • Shared by Brian Rutledge My Python Development Environment, 2020 Edition The co-creator of Django explains his Python environment: “My setup pieces together…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #393 (Nov. 5, 2019)

#393 – NOVEMBER 5, 2019 View in Browser » Python Adopts a 12-Month Release Cycle (PEP 602) The CPython team moves to a consistent annual release schedule. More info here in PEP 602. LWN.NET Build a Mobile App With the Kivy Python Framework Learn how to build a mobile application with Python and the Kivy GUI framework. You’ll discover how to develop an application that can run on your desktop as well as your phone. Then, you’ll package your app for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS. REAL PYTHON Become a…

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Top 5 SQL and Database Courses to Learn Online in 2019 – Best of Lot

Hello guys, if you are a computer science graduate or new into programming world, interested in learning SQL and looking for some awesome resources e.g. books, courses, and tutorials to start with then you have come to the right place. In past, I have shared some of the best SQL books and tutorials and today I am going to share some of the best SQL and database courses to learn and master this useful technology. If you don't know what is SQL and why should you learn it, let me…

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