A Review of Learn Python the Hard Way, 3rd Ed

As a break from usual, I thought I would review Zed Shaw’s Learn Python the Hard Way. I’ve had several beginners to programming ask me what they should use to learn and Shaw’s book frequently comes up. I’ve looked over his materials before when they were … Read more

Similar

Python’s Builtin Map Function

In this article, we'll take a look at Python's stream processing utility function, map. This function can enable us to write powerful list/stream-processing routines that can be easy to read and understand. (more…)

Read more »

Amazon S3 Filesystem for Python

I'd like to announce an new Python module to make working with Amazon S3 files a whole lot easier. The S3FS class in fs-s3fs wraps an Amazon S3 bucket in a PyFilesystem interface. There was an S3FS class built in to the first version of PyFilesystem, but ... (more…)

Read more »