A Simple Trending Products Recommendation Engine in Python

Our product recommendations were boring. I knew that because our customers told us. When surveyed, the #1 thing they wanted from us was better product discovery. And looking at the analytics data, … Read more


Faster Python with Go shared objects

There's no two ways about it, Python is slow. I felt this in particular when exploring how to sanitize potentially malicious HTML content in the CTFd content editor. The two options for sanitizing/processing HTML in Python both have some tradeoffs: Poorl... (more…)

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The Walrus-While Python Pattern

Suppose you are reading from an unbounded data source in increments of a certain size. This is a common sort of situation; for example, reading lines from stdin. The total length of the data source is not known in advance, so the only thing to do is keep ... (more…)

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