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PyDev of the Week: Yuxi (Hayden) Liu

This week we welcome Yuxi (Hayden) Liu as our PyDev of the Week! Hayden is the author of Python Machine Learning By Example and other books. You can connect with Hayden on LinkedIn. Now let’s spend some time getting to know Hayden better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I am currently a Software Engineer, Machine Learning at Google. Previously I worked as a machine learning scientist in a variety of...

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PyDev of the Week: John Sheehan

This week we welcome John Sheehan (@JennaSys) as our PyDev of the Week. John is the author of React to Python. You can see what John has been up via his website or on his Github profile. Let’s spend some time getting to know John now! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I am a freelance software developer mostly focused on developing in-house applications for small/medium size businesses. In-between...

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PyDev of the Week: Žan Anderle

This week we welcome Žan Anderle (@z_anderle) as our PyDev of the Week! Žan is a freelance software developer. You can check out his blog or check out his Github profile you’d like to know what he is up to. Let’s take some time to get to know Žan better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): My name is Žan and I’m a solo consultant/software developer based in Slovenia. I’ve been working as a...

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PyDev of the Week: Jens Winkelmann

This week we welcome Jens Winkelmann (@jWinman) as our PyDev of the Week! Jens is a former PhD researcher in the Foams and Complex System Group at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) but is now working as a Data Scientist at talpasolutions. You can find out more about what Jens does on his web page. Jens is also a conference speaker. Let’s spend a few moments getting to know Jens better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies,...

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PyDev of the Week: Mariano Anaya

This week we welcome Mariano Anaya (@rmarianoa) as our PyDev of the Week. Mariano is the author of Clean Code in Python and has been a speaker at EuroPython. You can see what he’s been working on over on Github or you can check out his website. Let’s spend a few moments getting to know Mariano better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): My name is Mariano Anaya, and I’m a software engineer. I grew...

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An Intro to Python’s Built-in Functions

Built-ins are a somewhat overlooked part of Python. You use them every day, but there are a number of them that get overlooked or just aren’t used to their full potential. This article won’t be covering all the built-ins in Python, but will focus on the ones that you probably don’t use every day. any()   The any() built-in accepts an iterable and will return True is any element in said iterable is True. Let’s take a look at an...

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PyDev of the Week: Leodanis Pozo Ramos

This week we welcome Leodanis Pozo Ramos (@lpozo78) as our PyDev of the Week! Leodanis is a contributor and author for Real Python. You can see some of his projects over on Github or see what he’s up to on his own website. Let’s spend a few moments getting to know Leodanis better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc)? I’m an Industrial Engineer based in Holguín, Cuba. I also have a Master’s Degree...