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Movie Box Office Data Analysis with Python – Budgets vs Popularity?20210114134623

Movie Box Office Data Analysis with Python – Budgets vs Popularity?

Nicolas BohorquezPublished: January 14, 2021Last Updated: March 22, 2021data cleaning, data correlation, data transformation, EDA, Exploratory data analysis, pandas, pandas-profiling
When it’s movie night, most of us choose what to watch based on our personal interests first, and popularity second. Popularity is usually based on so...
Top 10 Developer Skills To Learn Going Into 202120210113094634

Top 10 Developer Skills To Learn Going Into 2021

Remi MPublished: January 13, 2021Last Updated: January 14, 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 FitzpatrickPublished: January 7, 2021Last Updated: January 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 DespoudisPublished: December 31, 2020Last Updated: March 22, 2021activepython, 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 CranePublished: December 24, 2020Last Updated: December 30, 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 NederkoornPublished: December 17, 2020Last Updated: March 22, 2021activepython, 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 MPublished: December 11, 2020Last Updated: December 14, 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 TaylorPublished: December 10, 2020Last Updated: December 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 SblendorioPublished: December 3, 2020Last Updated: March 22, 2021data 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 SPublished: December 2, 2020Last Updated: November 30, 2021ActiveState 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....