You don’t need to know how to write or read code to compile it. There are many ways to install software, but you get an option not available elsewhere with open source: You can compile the code yourself. The classic three-step process to compile source code: $ ./configure $ make $ sudo make install Thanks to these commands, you …

Imagine: You are about to sit down with a newly-fetched data set, excited about the insights it will bring you and then you find out it is no use. If you’ve been there, then you know for sure what an untidy dataset is. A statistician from New Zealand once said: Tidy datasets are all alike, but every messy dataset is …

Techniques on what to clean and how. Before fitting a machine learning or statistical model, we always have to clean the data. No models create meaningful results with messy data. Data cleaning or cleansing is the process of detecting and correcting (or removing) corrupt or inaccurate records from a record set, table, or database and refers to identifying incomplete, incorrect, …

Ethical hacking’s main goal is to find a system’s flaws or vulnerabilities and secure it against hackers. Hackers are always attempting to get unauthorized access to an organization’s resources to gain undeserved profits. When a company wishes to do offensive testing to uncover system flaws, they call it “ethical hacking.” The individual doing the testing …

These playful Linux commands are also surprisingly useful. The Linux command line can be the home of power users and sysadmins. However, Linux is more than just a lot of hard work. Linux was developed by fun-loving people who created an array of comical commands. Try playing around with these yourself when you want a …

Use setuptools to deliver Python code to users. You’ve spent weeks perfecting your code. You’ve tested it and sent it to some close developer friends for quality assurance. You’ve posted all the source code on your personal Git server, and you’ve received helpful bug reports from a few brave early adopters. And now you’re ready to …

According to Evans Data Corporation Data’s Global Developer Population and Demographic Study, there are 26.9 million software developers worldwide, a number that is expected to grow to 27.7 million in 2023 and 28.7 million in 2024. The USA is taking the leading position by the number of software developers reached 4,3 million. According to Statista, in 2019 the number of software …

In this post, we’d like to share 10 useful Python tips and tricks for beginners with you. Python is one of the most in-demand skills for data scientists. Besides providing a free Python course for beginners, we also summarize these 10 tips and tricks, which should help you with daily data science tasks. Following this beginners’ tutorial, you’ll learn …

As entire industries quickly move to the cloud, more people rely on three leading cloud service providers. As of now, there is no regulation that could prevent Amazon, Microsoft, or Google from shutting down competing businesses that are hosted on their cloud services. Should we be worried? After angry Americans stormed the Capitol building this January, …

Historically, many employers have limited their searches for entry-level technical talent to universities with top-ranked computer science programs. As the world begins to emerge from COVID-19 – with companies hiring in droves and demand for software developers far outweighing supply – it’s an ideal time to rethink that approach. To remain competitive, employers must seek tech talent in new …