Automated Python With Windows Task Scheduler

So you want to run your Python scripts automatically, but how? I had heard of several popular scheduling libraries in Python like celery, Invoke, and schedule. One of my requirements is to run the python file “in the background”, not in command prompt or an open window. Enter Windows Task Scheduler, the de facto scheduler on […]

WTF is a Regression

re·gres·sion /rəˈɡreSH(ə)n noun 1. a return to a former or less developed state. 2. STATISTICS a measure of the relation between the mean value of one variable (e.g., output) and corresponding values of other variables (e.g., time and cost). Regression analysis is commonly cited in the data science community (and science in general), a building […]

Findstr, RegEx File Searches for Windows

Findstr is the Windows alternative to GREP, which runs on the Unix operating system. Findstr searches files with regular expressions and seems useful for string matching within files and directories.  It is one of over 280 command prompt commands. Here’s the official Windows Documentation and some Linux vs. Windows Examples. Update: Windows announced that Grep and several other […]