Generating Readme Tables From Pandas

Posted on Wed 16 May 2018 in Blog • Tagged with Data, Pandas, Python

Generating Readme Tables From Pandas

I commonly have a need to paste the first few lines of a dataset into a markdown file. I use two handy packages to do this, tabulate and pyperclip. Lets say I have a Pandas DataFrame in memory as df already. All I would need …


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Pycon 2018 Roundup

Posted on Sat 12 May 2018 in Blog • Tagged with Python, Pycon, Youtube

These are my notes from pycon 2018 videos. I love the python community and especially the conference talks. This year I am going to take some notes from my favorite talks and post them here.


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D3 Day 4

Posted on Sun 06 May 2018 in Viz • Tagged with D3, Viz, FrontEnd

Today we are adding scale to day 3's example horizontal bar chart.


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D3 Day 3

Posted on Sat 05 May 2018 in Viz • Tagged with D3, Viz, FrontEnd

Creating my First d3.js viz by following along with Ben Clinkinbeard's d3 in 5 days email.


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Stepping Up My SQL Game

Posted on Sun 25 March 2018 in Blog • Tagged with Data, SQL, Learning

I decided it was time to put away the cheat sheets, step away from Stack Overflow, and improve my speed.


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No More Death By PowerPoint

Posted on Sun 31 December 2017 in Blog • Tagged with Pug, Jade, Reveal

No More Death By PowerPoint

I Waylon S. Walker vow that from this point forward I will no longer create powerpoints to be considerec DEATH BY POWERPOINT

If you have not seen David JP Phillips Death By PowerPoint TEDx, stop now and watch it. You will never look at slides …


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background tasks in python

Posted on Sat 16 September 2017 in python • Tagged with Python, Data Science

background tasks in python

I have tried most of the different methods in the past and found that copying and pasting the threadpoolexecutor example or the processpoolexecutor example from the standard library documentation to be the most reliable. Since this is often something that I stuff in the back of …


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Pycon 2017 Roundup

Posted on Tue 30 May 2017 in Blog • Tagged with Python, Pycon, Youtube

Pycon 2017 Roundup

Good afternoon fellow Data Geeks. Last week Pycon released 141 videos of greatness. Here are my top picks from the event.

#3 Kelsey Hightower - Keynote - Pycon 2017

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#2 Al Sweigart Yes, It's Time to Learn Regular Expressions PyCon 2017

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#1 Trey Hunner Readability Counts PyCon 2017

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