• Stop working so hard on paths. Get started with pathlib!

    July 7, 2020

    In version 3.4, python shipped with a new module in the standard library, pathlib . At the time of its release, I remember hearing some fanfare around it, but I didn’t quite understand the point of it. I had only recently stopped adding strings together to create paths to the files …

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  • Refactoring and asking for forgiveness

    February 17, 2020

    Recently, I had a great interaction with one of my coworkers that I think is worth sharing, with the hope you may learn a bit about refactoring and python.

    My colleague came to me to help him think through a problem that surfaced with a change to a project. The …

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  • PyCon 2019: The People of PyCon

    October 18, 2019

    PyCon US 2019 absolutely blew me away.

    And, yeah, I realize it was nearly six months ago. But there have been some things that have been lingering in my thoughts that I need to share.

    My second thought is about:

    The People of PyCon

    I can’t tell you how amazing …

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  • PyCon 2019: Open Spaces

    October 16, 2019

    PyCon US 2019 absolutely blew me away.

    And, yeah, I realize it was nearly six months ago. But there have been some things that have been lingering in my thoughts that I need to share.

    The first thought is about:

    Open spaces

    At PyCon US, organizers set aside rooms for …

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  • Recommended episode: Web Software Architecture Extravaganza

    August 26, 2019

    I recently started listening to the Friday Afternoon Deploy podcast and have been enjoying it.

    It’s a weekly podcast where some of the developers at Lofty Labs let off steam on a Friday afternoon by recording a conversation about whatever comes up. They tend to focus on python web development, …

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