Tkinter and Python Libraries

Python’s set of libraries are fun to explore. They allow Python to work with many types of other coding languages, allow you to do cool stuff, and seem to require a minimal knowledge of the actual code. You can read the complete list of standard libraries here. There are also others available that you can download and install […]

15 Marketing Observations

Tonight, I made a list of 15 things I’ve observed after 4 years of study at the University of Illinois and 4 years of professional experience in Marketing. So here they are: It’s easier to sell one thing than several different products. Distribution = Very Important (Duh!) Marketing depends a lot on product quality – what can […]

Python Koans

Today’s discovery is Python Koans. According to, Koans “uses a test-driven approach, q.v. TEST DRIVEN DESIGN SECTION to provide an interactive tutorial teaching basic Python concepts. By fixing assertion statements that fail in a test script, this provides sequential steps to learning Python.” I was also curious what a “Koan” actually is: “a paradox to […]

Marketer Slash Programmer

I have studied and currently work in Marketing*, with around 5 years of experience. I would like to begin sharing my journey through the coding world. I have chosen Python as my language to explore, to start. I began last fall by completing three free online courses on Coursera – taught by an amazing professor, Dr. Charles Severance […]