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Which Python Dependency Manager Should I Choose?20211104194507

Which Python Dependency Manager Should I Choose?

Dana CraneLast Updated: November 5, 2021activestate platform, Anaconda, conda, dependency hell, dependency management, hatch, pip, pipenv, poetry, Python dependency management
Dependency management is hard. Environment management is harder. Learn how to do both, easier....
How to Avoid Becoming the Next SolarWinds20211028113046

How to Avoid Becoming the Next SolarWinds

Dana CraneLast Updated: October 28, 2021codecov, Google SLSA, Open source supply chain security, secure build service, software supply chain security, solarwinds, Supply chain attacks
Software supply chain attacks have been happening for years, but have only recently achieved mainstream notoriety with the SolarWinds attack in Decemb...
Top 5 Software Security Events For Business Leaders20211027222219

Top 5 Software Security Events For Business Leaders

Remi MLast Updated: October 27, 2021best python packages, python packages, third-party python packages
With cyberattacks like ransomware and supply chain attacks like SolarWinds dominating the news cycle, security, more than ever, is everyone’s business...
Human Impact on Amazon Rainforests: A Geospatial Analysis Using Python20211021164006

Human Impact on Amazon Rainforests: A Geospatial Analysis Using Python

Nicolas BohorquezLast Updated: October 21, 2021data analysis, data mapping, folium, geopandas, geospatial data, pandas, spatial data
Learn how to use Python to examine human impact on the Amazon rainforest. ...
European union’s supply chain security guidelines for software suppliers20211015010933

European union’s supply chain security guidelines for software suppliers

Dana CraneLast Updated: October 15, 2021Google SLSA, MITRE D3FEND, Open source supply chain security, SBOM, software supply chain security, solarwinds, Supply chain attacks, typosquatting
The European Union Agency for CyberSecurity (ENISA) is an agency of the European Union (EU) that helps the EU address cybersecurity through policy and...
How to Manage Website ROT with Python20211007105135

How to Manage Website ROT with Python

Vince PowerLast Updated: October 7, 2021beautifulsoup, dead link checker, Requests, website ROT
Learn how to use Python to auto-generate code for you by simply talking to your computer!...
Anaconda vs ActiveState: The better partner for a more secure Python supply chain20211001163200

Anaconda vs ActiveState: The better partner for a more secure Python supply chain

Dana CraneLast Updated: October 6, 2021Anaconda, conda, conda forge, dependency confusion, Python ecosystem, python security tools, typosquatting
Python comes in many flavors, offering Pythonistas more than one way to accomplish their tasks. But for developers, the key criteria for making a choi...
How to manage native Python dependencies in your CI/CD pipeline20210923161723

How to manage native Python dependencies in your CI/CD pipeline

Vitalis OgbonnaLast Updated: September 28, 2021build Python from source, Python dependencies, Python dependency management, software supply chain security
Application dependencies are like a city’s drainage system: when properly built and well managed, they become invisible in the apps we build, and we f...
What Is a Software Supply Chain Attack?20210916120133

What Is a Software Supply Chain Attack?

Ebele Moses-MaduLast Updated: March 25, 2022software supply chain security, solarwinds
As agile software developers, we're expected to deliver at the speed of the internet. We have to push features and fixes quickly, so we don't have tim...
How to Use AI to Write Code For You20210909122132

How to Use AI to Write Code For You

Dante SblendorioLast Updated: September 9, 2021AI code writer, artificial intelligence, autogenerate code, github copilot, machine learning, python programming
Learn how to use Python to auto-generate code for you by simply talking to your computer!...