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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 …

Coding practice is a way to get better at coding. This is done by typing code on a computer and having it work correctly. This process is repeated until the code functions the way it should. Coding practice may be used on any coding platform, such as an IDE or online editor. Practicing coding helps people with …

In today’s digital era, if your business does not have a website, consider it dead. If you do have a company website, the last thing you want to grapple with is a fast and sleek digital platform plagued by bugs.   Yep, those nasty little flaws that can lead to the loss of revenue and …

When you start learning how to code your main focus is writing code that works correctly for the problem you are solving. Yes, code needs to work correctly and that is a good place to start learning. However, in a real work environment, you also want to ensure you write clean code. Clean code is …

We often don’t realize this, but open-source projects play a huge role in our life. Today, in this article, I am going to talk about how we use open-source technologies in our everyday life and what would happen if they didn’t exist 😱. Let us start with some open-source technologies we use in our daily …

It’s not just coding that we do in the open. When Nathaniel McCallum and I embarked on the project that is now called Enarx, we made one decision right at the beginning: the code for Enarx would be open source, a stance fully supported by our employer, Red Hat (see the standard disclaimer on my blog). All of …

Coding practices may vary. As a general principle, things work better when they’re done right. This also applies to code. Software developers tend to play by the rules more often than not. However, sometimes a code can be sloppy and disorganized and that doesn’t make anyone’s life any easier. According to the ubiquitous Pareto principle, …

These 24 open source technologists share their programming origin stories. We asked our contributors What was your first programming language? but the question goes much deeper than that. There are stories to tell about who suggested it or what prompted you to learn it. If you were paid to do so, and what happened next. Then there’s a lot …

Every programming language has a unique way of accomplishing a task; that’s why there are so many languages to choose from. In his article How different programming languages do the same thing, Jim Hall demonstrates how 13 different languages accomplish the same exact task with different syntax. The lesson is that programming languages tend to have …

“The more we can reduce waste in software development, the better off everyone will be.” The long road toward quality is filled with diversions, false starts, and detours. The enemy of quality is waste, because waste is never desirable. No one pays anyone to deliver waste. We sometimes tolerate waste as part of the process …