Python Quirks: Comments

Only one of these “comments” is a real one.
Well, technically speaking all of them are comments, the real difference between them is speed… Read more

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Exploring Line Lengths in Python Packages

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Python 3 Module of the Week

PyMOTW-3 is a series of articles written by Doug Hellmann to demonstrate how to use the modules of the Python 3 standard library. It is based on the original PyMOTW series, which covered Python 2.7. See About Python Module of the Week for details includi... (more…)

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Go is Not Python

You know Python fairly well, but your manger wants to start using Go “because it is faster”. Being the overacheiver that you are, you sacrifice time from you... (more…)

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Making publication ready Python notebooks

The notebook functionality of Python provides a really amazing way of analyzing data and writing reports in one place. However in the standard configuration, the pdf export of the Python notebook is somewhat ugly and unpractical. In the following I will p... (more…)

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