Preface These are my YouTube lecture notes from MIT’s Distributed Systems course. Thank you MIT and Professor Morris! MIT 6.824 Distributed Systems Lecture 2: RPC and Threads – Feb 7, 2020 Prof. Robert Morris (Spring 2020) Introduction Go is a popular programming language choice so my ears perked up when this lecture began. These notes […]
Yesterday, I converted an 11-year old Dell Inspiron E1505 from Windows XP to Debian 9 Stretch. I may have overwrote my Windows XP OS. I do not care if I lost it since it’s a vulnerable and outdated OS, which is no longer supported by Microsoft. I encountered difficulty with getting the wifi to work […]
You may or may not be familiar with PyCon‘s Lightning Talks, a session of quick hitter talks given each year on a variety of topics. These “Lightning Scripts” are ten of my favorite Python scripts that have served me well as of late to perform a variety of tasks. Highlights include the glob, os, calendar, […]
My research found that for creating a single-file Windows executable from a .py file, the front-running Python library is Pyinstaller. It worked on my Windows 7 PC. My program used a Gooey GUI, but many of the popular Python GUI libraries work as well. Installation: To install, enter this into command your command prompt or […]
Why bother? Because with virtualenv, we can create multiple Python environments on one computer that each: Are capable of running different versions of Python. Right now I have both Python 2.7 and Python 3.8 installed and am able to create either environment and run code with that version’s Python interpreter. Isolate dependencies for external libraries. […]
pytudes – “This project contains pytudes—Python programs for perfecting programming skills.” Building a video synthesizer in Python Running micropython on a microcontroller Pandas – Super awesome excel and data analysis library. The talk, “Pandas from the Ground Up” by Brandon Rhodes is great! Fuzzy Wuzzy – Fuzzy string matching python library, written by SeatGeek Talk Python […]
Learn how install Python libraries with the PIP installer.