whatsnewdunder

What’s Up? Python’s underappreciated dunder (python__new__) EDIT: Based on valueable reader feedback, I’ve put my rambling musings on my reasons for writing this tutorial at the END instead of the BEGINNING. tl;dr, I found little info out there on the __new__() dunder method in class definition, so I decided to write my most typical (but … Read more whatsnewdunder

yafpdt yet another fing python decorator tutorial intermediate

If decorators are new to you, here is the Github Gist of a Jupyter notebook I made based on this excellent introduction blog post. You may find the Notebook easier to follow, your mileage may vary.     As explained below, this is a beginner-to-intermediate tutorial, it assumes decorators are not brand new concepts to you, but you’re having … Read more yafpdt yet another fing python decorator tutorial intermediate

pytabby a tabbed menu system for console based python programs

I made a thing. I’m sharing the thing. pytabby on GitHub pytabby on PyPI pytabby on ReadTheDocs For 99% of its life the repo had a boring name (tabbedconsolemenus), but the day I did the initial release, I threw caution to the wind and named it pytabby. Basically, it’s a utility that allows you to … Read more pytabby a tabbed menu system for console based python programs

Battle of data science venn diagrams

Data science is a rather fuzzily defined field; some of the definitions I’ve heard are: “Work that takes more programming skills than most statisticians have, and more statistics skills than a programmer has.” “Applied statistics, but in San Francisco.” “The field of people who decide to print ‘Data Scientist’ on their business cards and get … Read more Battle of data science venn diagrams