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Python Decorators Double Check

Python Decorators Double Check

In my initial mad rush to learn everything Python I could, as fast as I could, I didn’t fully understand a few key concepts. I identified a couple such areas and re-studied them as it were. I decided to go all in learning these concepts so that they would be a...
Pandas for Python – Geo-coding your Pandas Data

Pandas for Python – Geo-coding your Pandas Data

Welcome to the third ( and final ) installment in this series of posts about Pandas for Python. If you are new to Pandas you might want to start with the first Pandas post. I left off in the previous post cleaning up my data, something that pandas is perfect for....
Python Pandas Prolonged

Python Pandas Prolonged

The other day I posted a Pandas for Python Primer . I promised a follow up before the end of the week; and away we go… Pandas for Python, A Slight Return Previously I talked about creating DataFrames, their rows and columns, and how one might apply a function to...
Pandas for Python

Pandas for Python

In my continuing education / love affair with Python I have moved past the basics. I have started exploring the rich Python ecosystem, and my latest fascination is Pandas. What is Pandas for Python? Pandas for Python helps coders with data manipulation and analysis....
PyFilesystem – files are files no matter where they live.

PyFilesystem – files are files no matter where they live.

When I was learning Linux it was drilled into my head.  Everything is a file. What this meant was that all input/output’s (documents, directories, hard-drives, modems, keyboards, printers, network communications, etc. ) were byte steams exposed through the...
Pigskin Prognosticator – a Slight Return

Pigskin Prognosticator – a Slight Return

This football season was like no other for me personally. Mostly that is because I wrote a system to evaluate football games (The Pigskin Prognosticator) and teams before the season kicked off. This colored how I viewed every week and every game. I found I was way...