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Category Archives for Python

Testing Python applications

I co-authored an article about basic introduction to testing Python applications. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/testing-python-applications Homework: fix the factorial function of the article and share your solution with the hashtag #factorialsolution on your favourite social network or as a comment under this entry!

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A quick introduction into collection datatypes in Python

In this article (which is short for its contents) I give a quick introduction into Python 3’s collection datatypes like tuples, lists, sets and dictionaries. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/collection-datatypes-in-python-3 Even if it states that ‘Geast’ is the author you can rest assured that it’s my article. Happy learning!

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Migrating from Python 2 to 3

Again a co-authoring blog article. Here I give a quick introduction how you can migrate your existing Python 2 application to Python 3 and what are some cases which are not covered by the provided migration tool. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/migrating-from-python-2-to-python-3 Happy reading!

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Parallel processing in Python

Another co-authored article at DiscoverSDK. I address the topic of parallel processing with threads in Python 3. This is good for I/O bound tasks, but does not bring the performance-gain for CPU-bound tasks. The solution for the latter would be multiple processes — but I will discuss this topic in a follow-up article. You can […]

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New things in Python 3.5

Another co-authored article about new things you can find in Python 3.5. Naturally this is only an excerpt and the main asynchronous features are left out (for that I am planning a separate article). You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/whats-new-in-python-3.5 Happy reading!

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10 interesting Python modules

I was co-authoring an article in the summer. It is about 10 interesting Python 3 modules you should know about — some are included with the interpreter, some you need to install from PyPI. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/10-interesting-python-modules-to-learn-in-2016 Happy reading!

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School time, learn some Python

School is back, at least in Hungary, and many pupils started learning today. Soon the university courses will start around the globe too so I think it is time to learn some Python. Therefore I give a 50% discount on my book Python 3 in Anger until the end of 2016. This book contains a hands-on […]

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It is too hot…

Although I am on holiday from writing blog posts I am commuting every day to work and the air conditioning on the trains is sometimes not working. That’s why I have a “heat stroke” and give 70% discount of my books Python 3 in Anger and Website Scraping with Python in the whole month of August. […]

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