Automate Boring Stuff with Python: Part 1

made and submitted by kellyfoulk
Are you doing a repetitive task that feels like it could be automated? I was. Every day for the past year I’d been importing new users for an app into MailChimp by hand. No more! Now that I’ve learned how to code I’ve handed that task over to Python and Cron.

Self-Directed Pandas Crash Course

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Want to learn pandas, but don't know where to start? That was my position about a week ago. In this post, I'll explain how I structured my learning process during my one week 'crash course.' By no means am I an expert now, but I feel confident to say I can accomplish essential data cleaning and visualization tasks.

Developing a Flask Blog

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Learn how I started with a blank text editor and created a blog from the ground up with the help of python's Flask framework. It had always been a dream of mine to create a blog from scratch versus using a Wordpress theme...so here it finally is. Complete with a backend that is my humble attempt at integrating the functionality of both Wordpress and MailChimp.