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How to Build a Lyrics Generator with Python & Recurrent Neural Networks20210401145432

How to Build a Lyrics Generator with Python & Recurrent Neural Networks

Nicolas BohorquezApril 1, 2021keras, lyric generator, numpy, pandas, poetry generator, recurrent neural network, RNN, tensorflow
Text generation is one of the most common examples of applied Machine Learning (ML). The constant evolution of algorithms and the huge amount of text ...
How to Build a Twitter Bot for Slack with Python20210325152806

How to Build a Twitter Bot for Slack with Python

Swaathi KakarlaMarch 25, 2021bolt for python, python automation, python-twitter, slack bot, tweet automation, twitter bot
In the agile SaaS world, organizations are constantly releasing new features, functionality and content. Big releases get a lot of promotion as a matt...
The Top 10 AutoML Python packages to automate your machine learning tasks20210318144912

The Top 10 AutoML Python packages to automate your machine learning tasks

Nicolas BohorquezMarch 18, 2021autoGL, AutoGluon, Autokeras, autoML, H2O, Ludwig, MLBox, Neural Network Intelligence, pandas-profiling, Snorkel, TPOT
The large Python ecosystem includes tools that fast-track several different tasks in the data analysis and Machine Learning (ML) pipeline. When it com...
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem20210311180818

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem

Dave RolskyMarch 11, 2021build.pl, cpan, makefile.pl, Perl ecosystem, perl modules, perl versioning
The Perl ecosystem has been around for more than 25 years, and is continuing to evolve. Whether you're new to Perl or returning to it, understanding t...
How to prevent TLS certificates from expiring with Python20210304133350

How to prevent TLS certificates from expiring with Python

Mike MackroryMarch 4, 2021Boto3, certifi, certificate expiration, TLS, TLS certificate, urllib3
Trust is at the heart of online commerce. When consumers visit your website, they need to be comfortable sharing their personal or financial informati...
Top 10 Ways To Write Better Python Code20210225140803

Top 10 Ways To Write Better Python Code

Swaathi KakarlaFebruary 25, 2021Default Dictionaries, GroupBy, Lambda Function Dictionaries, python code, Python Counter Collections, Python dictionaries
The awesome thing about Python is that if you can think of something you’d like to code, there’s probably already a library for it! In fact, Python pr...
How to Implement Fuzzy Matching in Python20210218155450

How to Implement Fuzzy Matching in Python

Scott FitzpatrickFebruary 18, 2021edit distance, fuzzy matching, fuzzywuzzy, levenshtein
In a world that relies more and more on quick access to information, two application design criteria have become key:Data cleansing, to ensure the dat...
Phishing URL Detection with Python and ML20210211132036

Phishing URL Detection with Python and ML

Swaathi KakarlaFebruary 11, 2021decision tree, machine learning, phishing, URL detection
1 — How to Identify A Fraudulent URL A fraudulent domain or phishing domain is an URL scheme that looks suspicious for a variety of reasons. Mos...
Critical Python 3 Vulnerability Affects Python 220210205183736

Critical Python 3 Vulnerability Affects Python 2

Dana CraneFebruary 5, 20212021 python 3 vulnerability, Enterprise Python, open source security, python 2, Python CVE, python CVE fix
A critical security vulnerability  (CVE-2021-3177) affecting Python 3 also affects Python 2.The vulnerability could allow attackers to access sensitiv...
Simulating Complex Systems with Python: How Does COVID Spread?20210204151153

Simulating Complex Systems with Python: How Does COVID Spread?

Nicolas BohorquezFebruary 4, 2021Agent Based Modeling, complex system simulation, COVID modeling, Mesa ABM, Susceptible Infected Recovered
Step 2 — Create a COVID Modeling Environment Our environment stores a number of global parameters, including:  Infection probability Incubation ...