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    Fridays are for learning. These are some interesting videos for the week ending August 17, 2018. First, circling back to something I’ve mentioned a few times in the past, minimal version selection as implemented in Go modules. Sam Boyer says we need to talk about it: Watch this video at YouTube. And second is a talk given by Charity Majors, telling a story of being on call: Watch this video at YouTube. … (read more)
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    Fridays are for learning.1 Another batch of videos from PyCon US 2018 (see the YouTube channel for more), for the week ending May 25, 2018. Barry Warsaw, “Get Your Resources Faster With importlib.resources Watch this video at YouTube. An introduction to Python 3.7’s new importlib.resources, which incorporates some (tiny fraction) of pkg_resources into the standard library. Alex Gaynor, “Learning from Failure: Post Mortems” Watch this video at YouTube. Failures happen. … (read more)
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    Fridays are for learning.1 These are the first batch of videos from PyCon US 2018 (see the YouTube channel for more) for the week ending May 18, 2018. Larry Hastings, “Solve Your Problem With Sloppy Python” Watch this video at YouTube. I think Larry has a good point (things you build for yourself to automate personal tasks don’t need to be held to the same standard as code you write for others to consume); I like to use these opportunities to try out new tools. … (read more)
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    Hmm, a new domain, a new theme… looks like this site’s finally got a piece of that pie.1 2 Watch this video at YouTube. And by “that pie” I mean “my time”; cobbler’s kids and all, you know. ↩ Okay, let’s be real, though: if you are of an age with me, this is what you actually thought of as soon as you read the phrase “moving on up”: … (read more)
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    Jake VanderPlas’s keynote for PyCon US 2017 was about “The Unexpected Effectiveness of Python in Science”: Watch this video at YouTube. The main thrust of Jake’s talk was about how astronomers have been able to use Python and the culture of the community around the language to do better science, including being able to provide other scientists access to the software used to perform experiments and analyze and manage data. … (read more)
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    It’s that time of year again... time to catch up on this year’s PyCon US talks. I’m planning to post and comment on some of the ones that made me think the most. To start, I really enjoyed Lennart Regebro’s “Prehistoric Patterns in Python”. Watch this video at YouTube. Even though I think most of these old patterns have largely gone away, sometimes the “Old Way” of doing things can resurface. … (read more)