Python 101 Screencast: Episode #8 – File I/O

Posted by Mike on July 1st, 2015 filed in Cross-Platform, Education, Python
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Check out my latest video from the Python 101 Screencast. In this episode we learn how to use Python’s file handling capabilities. You will learn how to read, write and append to a file.


Python 101: Episode #7 – Exception Handling

Posted by Mike on June 29th, 2015 filed in Cross-Platform, Python
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I recently recorded the next episode of Python 101. This one is on Exception Handling. I hope you like it:


PyDev of the Week: David Beazley

Posted by Mike on June 29th, 2015 filed in Advocacy, PyDevOfTheWeek, Python
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This week we welcome David Beazley (@dabeaz) as our PyDev of the Week! David is the author of the Python Essential Reference and the co-author of the Python Cookbook, Third edition. He also has a blog that I enjoyed when I was first learning Python, although I don’t think it’s updated much any more. You might find his Python talks of interest though. Let’s spend some time getting to know him better!

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PyDev of the Week: Rémy Hubscher

Posted by Mike on June 22nd, 2015 filed in Advocacy, PyDevOfTheWeek, Python
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This week we welcome Rémy Hubscher as our PyDev of the Week! Rémy works for Mozilla and is a very active contributor to open source projects. Just check out his Github profile! Let’s spend some time getting to know him better.

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Python 101: Episode 6 – Comprehensions

Posted by Mike on June 16th, 2015 filed in Cross-Platform, Python
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I finished up another Episode of Python 101. This one is about Python’s comprehension constructs. In this video, I cover list, dict and set comprehensions. I hope you enjoy it:

You can support my Python 101 video project via my IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign, which is ending this week.


PyDev of the Week: Tarek Ziade

Posted by Mike on June 15th, 2015 filed in Advocacy, PyDevOfTheWeek, Python
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This week we welcome Tarek Ziadé (@tarek_ziade) as our PyDev of the Week! He is a contributor to a lot of open source projects, which you can see if you visit his Github profile. I have personally enjoyed some of his blog articles on Python. Let’s spend some time getting to know Tarek!

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Python 101: Episode #5 – Loops

Posted by Mike on June 13th, 2015 filed in Cross-Platform, Education, Python
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I recorded the next episode of my Python 101 screencast today. You can support my crowdfunding campaign here.

The video is about Python’s looping structures. You will also learn how to use the else construct with a loop. Here’s the video:


PyDev of the Week: Stephan Deibel

Posted by Mike on June 8th, 2015 filed in Advocacy, PyDevOfTheWeek, Python
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This week we welcome Stephan Deibel as our PyDev of the Week. He is one of the co-founders of Wingware, the maker’s behind the popular Python IDE, Wing. I believe I met Stephan once at PyCon several years ago, although I doubt very much if he remembers it. Regardless, as a happy user of Wing, I’ve found his and his staff’s help invaluable. I hope you enjoy getting to know him as much as I did.

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Python 101: Episode #4 – The if Statement

Posted by Mike on June 2nd, 2015 filed in Python
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As many of you know, I relaunched my crowdfunding campaign for turning my book, Python 101, into a series of screencasts. I put together Episode #4 over the weekend. It’s about Python’s if statement. It ended up a bit longer than I expected, but I thought it went pretty well overall:


PyDev of the Week: Anna Ossowski

Posted by Mike on June 1st, 2015 filed in Advocacy, PyDevOfTheWeek, Python
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This week we welcome Anna Ossowski (@OssAnna16) as our PyDev of the Week. Anna is an aspiring developer from Germany. She holds a degree in English and theology but fell in love with programming a while ago and is now working on building a career in the field. She is very involved in Django Girls. She co-organized the Django Girls Budapest and PyCon workshops and runs the “Your Django Story” interview series on the Django Girls blog. Anna is also a member of the Django Software Foundation grants committee, and is currently working on building the PyLadies Remote chapter. She is very passionate about diversity and community outreach and wants to encourage more women to learn programming because it’s awesome! In her free time she writes a blog. Let’s spend a few minutes getting to know Anna better.

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