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Steven Lott
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It may be a hack, but it works.
It may be a hack, but it works.

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NMEA Data Acquisition -- An IoT Exercise with Python
Here's the code:  https://github.com/slott56/NMEA-Tools . This is Python code to do some Internet of Things (IoT) stuff. Oddly, even when things connected by a point-to-point serial interface, it's still often called IoT. Even though there's no "Internetwor...

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Python Resources
https://opensource.com/tags/python Red Hat was an early adopter, putting Python-based tools into their distros. Sadly, they've also lagged behind. They haven't gotten much beyond Python 2.6 or maybe 2.7. RHEL is really good. Except for the Python problem.

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An Epic Fail Example
What's the most Epic Fail I've ever seen? I was a traveling consulting for almost 35 years. I saw a lot. I did learn from epic fail scenarios. But. I haven't really spent a lot of time thinking about the lessons learned there. I never have a glib answer to ...

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Needless Complexity -- Creating Havoc Leads to Mistakes
I received the worst code example ever. The. Worst. Here's the email. I have hurriedly created a blog post titled [omitted] at the url below [also omitted] ... Unfortunately, I am neither an algorithm expert or a Python expert. However, I am willing to jump...

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Fizz Buzz Overthought, Project Euler #1, and Unit Tests
This. http://www.tomdalling.com/blog/software-design/fizzbuzz-in-too-much-detail/ And many other thoughts on overthinking fizz buzz. I'm going to overthink it, also. Why not? This is a problem where the obvious unit test may not cover the cases properly. Se...

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Functional Python, Literate Programming & Trello Board Analysis
The general advice to people using Kanban/Agile Project boards of various kinds is this: Stop Starting -- Start Finishing http://www.agilebuddha.com/agile/agile-thinking-stop-starting-start-finishing/ http://www.allaboutagile.com/stop-starting-start-finishi...

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AWS "Serverless" Architecture Update -- Python 3.6 News
This: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/04/aws-lambda-supports-python-3-6/ You can now use Python 3.6 Lambdas. This changes things dramatically. We can now write faster, simpler, less quirky code using the latest-and-greatest Python. If you wa...

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Top Ten Articles from 2016
This: Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017) In particular, this:  Python FAQ: Why should I use Python 3?

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Want to do Python at a company that's striving for tech leadership? Want to help pull (or push us) toward better things?

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Cool Work Environment
Parts of this were shot on my floor of my building. http://apple.co/business- capital-one To find out more, visit  https://developer.capitalone.com/community/?io=true
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