Do you avoid Python OO features, preferring the procedural/functional model? That tendency is common in languages such as PHP, where many programmers opt not to use OO features. But you might be missing an important opportunity! Java requires an OO approach, giving you the advantages of that model in every line of code you write. Stephen B. Morris points out the advantages of using Python's OO features in a manner similar to Java's.
Brett Slatkin, author of Effective Python LiveLessons (Video Training), discusses concurrency and parallelism in Python.
In this excerpt from Effective Python LiveLessons (Video Training), Brett Slatkin discusses the problem with list comprehensions for large inputs.
In this excerpt from Effective Python LiveLessons (Video Training), Brett Slatkin talks about when you have to use a nonstatic type as a keyword argument's default value, and how to avoid problems that can occur when you do.
New Mac OS X Means New Tricks...
Wow, who abducted our Windows 10 assumptions and left this smooth running and easy-to-use Operating System in their place?
In an ongoing effort to shed light on basic concepts within the Internet, this article is going to touch on a underlying principle of cloud based solutions, PaaS. This article will aim to answer the following questions:
If you need a refresher on how the cloud works, check out "How the Internet Works: The Layers of the Cloud"
Normally, I use this space to talk about tech issues. In a way, I will use this post to do that yet more than anything else, I am going to use this space to talk about the reality of continuing to learn in a professional setting. More specifically, I am going to use this space to talk about the importance of continued education in a professional/personal setting and some of the interactive tech tools – Learning Labs – InformIT offers to help you to continue to learn. I promise you, you’ll love Learning Labs.