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Beginner’s Guide To Contributing To Open Source Projects20210630120358

Beginner’s Guide To Contributing To Open Source Projects

Remi MLast Updated: June 30, 2021best python packages, python packages, third-party python packages
Open source languages are an amazing collaborative medium! Whether you want to improve your coding skills, learn new ones, improve the software you us...
How to Package Python Projects in 202120210624150454

How to Package Python Projects in 2021

Jeremy PaigeLast Updated: March 25, 2022build tools, pyproject.toml, Python Packaging, TOML
Learn how to use modern packaging practices by adding pyproject.toml to your Python projects, which will ensure dependable build environments....
Important Changes to ActiveState’s Licensing and Pricing Model in 202120210621143554

Important Changes to ActiveState’s Licensing and Pricing Model in 2021

Zak GLast Updated: March 17, 2022activeperl, activepython, activestate, activetcl, licensing, pricing
Starting June 21, 2021, ActiveState is changing how we distribute, license, and price our products and services. Get all the details here!...
Can an AI Classification Model detect AI-generated content?20210617135700

Can an AI Classification Model detect AI-generated content?

Nicolas BohorquezLast Updated: June 17, 2021classification model, confusion matrix, GPT-2, GPT-3, nltk, scikit-learn
As AI-generated text improves, can we programatically distinguish it from human created text? Read this blog to find out....
President Biden: Secure Your Software Supply Chain20210610103057

President Biden: Secure Your Software Supply Chain

Dana CraneLast Updated: December 14, 2021bill of materials, open source security, open source supply chain, provenance, vulnerability remediation
Learn how you can comply with President Biden's Executive Order by implementing open source provenance, vulnerability remediation and a BOM....
How to Use Python for Cyber Forensics20210603141923

How to Use Python for Cyber Forensics

Theo DespoudisLast Updated: March 25, 2022Boto3, cobalt strike, Cyber Forensics, digital forensics, scapy, volatility
Learn how to use Python for cyber forensics with this practice use case to find out the source of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) data theft. ...
How to remediate your open source vulnerabilities quicker20210527143401

How to remediate your open source vulnerabilities quicker

Dana CraneLast Updated: December 14, 2021build from source, dependency conflicts, dependency resolution, environment reproducibility, python, python 3.9, security-first python
Learn how you can use the ActiveState Platform to remediate open source vulnerabilities in hours instead of days....
The ten most important Pandas functions, and how to work with them20210520132705

The ten most important Pandas functions, and how to work with them

Nicolas BohorquezLast Updated: March 25, 2022Apply function, Explode function, iLoc, JSON_normalize, Loc, Merge function, pandas, Query Function, Read_X, Rename function, Sample function
Learn how to work with the top 10 Pandas functions for data analysis and data manipulation....
Managing Python Packages Better: The ActiveState Way to Python at Scale20210514011908

Managing Python Packages Better: The ActiveState Way to Python at Scale

Dana CraneLast Updated: June 30, 2021build from source, dependency conflicts, dependency resolution, environment reproducibility, python, python 3.9, security-first python
Python 3.9 from ActiveState provides a single toolchain for Windows and Linux that can automatically build and resolve dependencies....
How to Use Machine Learning to Determine Titanic Survivors20210507110918

How to Use Machine Learning to Determine Titanic Survivors

Nicolas BohorquezLast Updated: May 24, 2021Exploratory data analysis, Kaggle Titanic competition, MLBox, pandas, pandas-profiling, scikit-learn
Predict the survivors of titanic by using Python and machine learning. Get a ready-to-use Python environment with all the packages you need!...