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Top 10 Developer Skills To Learn Going Into 202120210113094634

Top 10 Developer Skills To Learn Going Into 2021

Remi MJanuary 13, 20212021, open source, programming, software development
As the saying goes, new year, new you! Being a developer is an increasingly attractive career prospect, however it also comes with much competition. K...
Automating Data Preparation with Modern Tooling like Snorkel and OpenRefine20210107143253

Automating Data Preparation with Modern Tooling like Snorkel and OpenRefine

Scott FitzpatrickJanuary 7, 2021data cleaning, data cleansing, data manipulation, data preparation, OpenRefine, python, Snorkel
We live in an era of data abundance. Every industry has access to data across their activities, and most are collecting it. However, when it comes to ...
How to Use PyGame for Game Development20201231101547

How to Use PyGame for Game Development

Theo DespoudisDecember 31, 2020activepython, pygame, python, Python gaming, video game
Stranded at home with lots of time on your hands? Want to learn something new and exciting? If you‘re like most developers, you’ve probably been kicki...
2020 in Review: Top 7 Technology Stories20201224105208

2020 in Review: Top 7 Technology Stories

Dana CraneDecember 24, 2020Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Perl 7, protein folding, python 2, python 2 eol
2020 will forever be remembered as the year that COVID disrupted all our lives. But there are some 2020 tech stories that you wouldn't wanna miss. Sig...
ActivePython & the ActiveState Platform – My First Experience20201217122903

ActivePython & the ActiveState Platform – My First Experience

Cordny NederkoornDecember 17, 2020activepython, build from source, open source, python, Python ecosystem, runtime environment
Python is a powerful and versatile language. As a software tester and data analyst, I use it on a daily basis. In this blog, we’ll walk through my fir...
The 10 Best Gifts for Developers this Christmas20201211083224

The 10 Best Gifts for Developers this Christmas

Remi MDecember 11, 2020open source, programming, software development
It’s that time of the year again. Getting your gifts in order is always a task but shopping for developers shouldn’t be! Almost all developers are cur...
Top 5 Cybersecurity Tools for a Work-from-Home World20201210120129

Top 5 Cybersecurity Tools for a Work-from-Home World

Twain TaylorDecember 10, 2020Cybersecurity, dirsearch, gitgraber, linuxprivchecker, NoSQLMap, oneforall, penetration testing, pupy, python security tools
Learn how to secure work-from-home employees using Python tools and scripts....
How to predict NFL Winners with Python20201203141148

How to predict NFL Winners with Python

Dante SblendorioDecember 3, 2020data cleaning, feature engineering, machine learning, model training, NFL predictions, numpy, pandas, python, scikit-learn, Xgboost
Learn how to use Python and machine learning to predict the winners of NFL games....
Which Python Should I Download?20201202183021

Which Python Should I Download?

Suhani SDecember 2, 2020ActiveState vs Anaconda, Anaconda, Anaconda Python, Python distribution, Python ecosystem
Learn which Python distribution makes installing, working with, and managing Python easier, better, cheaper and faster....
How to Drive your Cloud Implementation using Python20201126132519

How to Drive your Cloud Implementation using Python

Theo DespoudisNovember 26, 2020Amazon Web Services, aws, Boto3, python, S3, SQS
Learn how to do Cloud Computing with Python by understanding how to use the Boto3 Python library to create, deploy and manage AWS services....