Hammock-Driven Development Talk Notes

Occasionally you will find a video or talk that connects or resonates with you in a great way. Rich Hickey’s “Hammock Driven Development” talk is packed with wisdom. I keep coming back to re-watch and today, I have written down some key points from this amazing talk! Key Ideas Take more time to think through […]

Memory Monitoring Python Libraries + Tools

If you write Python code, there’s probably been a time or two when you saw the dreaded “MemoryError”. This happens after one of your Python scripts stops because your computer has no spare RAM to execute it. I recently experienced this frustration whilst trying to write hundreds of thousands of csv files. However, this time […]

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 […]

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 […]