Practity https://practity.com Practity Wed, 09 Nov 2022 17:53:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Selenium https://practity.com/selenium/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 17:41:10 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4386 The Selenium Project for Python An overview of the functionality of the Selenium Project for Python programmers  Testing is a crucial aspect of all development work and requires increasingly sophisticated tools. As software becomes more complex, and the internet has become more pervasive in everyday technology, developers need ways to automate testing procedures that work […]

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Pillow&Turtle Libraries https://practity.com/pillowturtle-libraries/ Mon, 07 Nov 2022 19:51:44 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4377 Image Editing with Python: the Pillow and Turtle Libraries An overview of image editing in Python using the Pillow and Turtle libraries  Python is well known as a highly intuitive and versatile programming language, but how good is it when it comes to editing images? Is it possible to easily and successfully manipulate graphics in […]

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Introduction to Database Admin Systems (DBMS) https://practity.com/database/ Thu, 03 Nov 2022 18:42:01 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4369 An Introduction to Database Admin Systems (DBMS) An introduction to database admin systems, including the main types, their advantages, and disadvantages, with reference to the Python programming language. Database management systems are crucial to the functioning of the internet and to most of the processes in the modern world. Our dependence on database software for […]

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What is a compiler? https://practity.com/compiler/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 17:33:42 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4357   An Introduction to Compilers  Most machines are pretty simple things, hardwired to carry out a small set of tasks. Think toaster, TV, or radio. Computers, however, have always been the machine that you could communicate with and through a mysterious ‘coding’ language, bend to your specific commands. But how does a piece of English-based […]

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Algorithms in Computer Science https://practity.com/algorithms-in-computer-science/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 17:57:08 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4349 Introduction to the Basics of Algorithms in Computer Science  An overview of the definition, history, and practical applications of algorithms in computer science with reference to the Python programming language. The subject of algorithms was until recently, known only to software engineers, mathematicians and scientists. Today, however, the term is universally known thanks to its […]

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How to call an API with Python https://practity.com/api-call-python/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 18:56:19 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4340 HOW TO CALL AN API WITH PYTHON What’s an API API, which stands for “Application Programming Interface,” is an abbreviation. Using a set of definitions and protocols, APIs are techniques that let two software components interact with one another. For instance, the software system of the weather bureau contains daily weather information. Your phone’s weather […]

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Python Data Structures https://practity.com/data-structures/ Sun, 16 Oct 2022 10:34:55 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4326   WHAT ARE PYTHON DATA STRUCTURES? In Python we have 4 built-in data structures. You have probably heard of lists and dictionaries (the two most common data structures), but we also have sets and tuples.  A data structure is a way for us to store an arbitrary number of elements or values into a variable, […]

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Introduction to REGEX https://practity.com/regex/ Sat, 15 Oct 2022 09:53:03 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4317   REGULAR EXPRESSIONS IN PYTHON   Regular expressions are the go-to logic for parsing/looking for patterns in text and they are quite powerful to say the least. Regular expressions are crucial to data science as they allow for analyzing and measuring text based datasets. To work with regular expressions also know as regex for short, […]

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List Comprehension and Lambda functions https://practity.com/list-comprehension/ Fri, 14 Oct 2022 17:25:54 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4305 LIST COMPREHENSION AND LAMBDA FUNCTIONS A quick guide to understand how to use them and their differences in Python To understand list comprehension, we must first understand how we traditionally loop through any particular collection/data structure.  When we think of a data structure, we are generally thinking about either a list, dictionary, tuple, or set […]

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Career Opportunities For Python Developers https://practity.com/career-python/ Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:40:28 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4293 Career Opportunities For Python Developers An overview of the career opportunities for Python developers. An in-depth look at job titles, career opportunities, and potential salaries for software professionals with skills in the Python programming language. The Python language was created in 1991 by Guido van Rossum and coders quickly began to see its advantages. By […]

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Pandas Library https://practity.com/pandas-library/ Mon, 03 Oct 2022 17:44:07 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4262     PANDAS LIBRARY – QUICK GUIDE TUTORIAL What is Pandas? The Pandas software library is a free-to-use (BSD licensed), open-source add-on to the Python language. It enables the already famously useful language to easily retrieve information from datasets and present it in visually intuitive formats. The library was created using a combination of Python, […]

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Why Python is the language of choice in FinTech https://practity.com/python-finance/ Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:42:35 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4136 Why Python is the language of choice in FinTech Python is the most asked-for programming language in FinTech, and Columbia Engineering ranks it as the best programming language to use in FinTech. The language’s financial algorithmic performance is extremely strong, making it the ideal choice for FinTech companies. Any company seeking high-level and robust mathematical […]

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Project Based Learning https://practity.com/learn-by-doing/ Tue, 30 Aug 2022 23:24:18 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=3830 Is Project Based Learning Right for Python? The Python language has come a long way since it was a Christmas holiday project for inventor Guido Van Rossum back in 1989. Following gradual adoption in the early 90s today it is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. In 2017 Stackoverflow predicted that it […]

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PYTHON FOR NON-PROGRAMMERS https://practity.com/python-for-non-programmers/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 11:01:55 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4117   WHY PYTHON IS THE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE OF THE NON-PROGRAMMERS?   History of Python In 1989, Dutch software engineer Guido van Rossum created Python as personal side project. He was a junior programmer  at the Netherlands’ national research institute for mathematics and computer science (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica). The first release in 1991 was Python […]

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TIPS TO LEVEL UP YOUR PYTHON SKILLS https://practity.com/python-skills/ Fri, 27 May 2022 18:30:45 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4095 Ways intermediate Python students can push their skills to the next level This guide is for intermediate Python programmers, who want a concrete plan to upgrade their skills to the next level. What are open-source projects and how can you contribute to them? Open-source projects are projects that have source code public. This allows you […]

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Hackathon https://practity.com/hackathon/ Sat, 21 May 2022 17:22:56 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4077 12 Things You Must Know Before AttendingA Hackathon What is a hackathon? A hackathon is an event where different teams compete in real world coding challenges. The teams present the solution to a panel of judges. Who organizes hackathons and how do they design the challenge? A wide variety of companies and organizations host hackathons. […]

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Python Training for Absolute Beginners https://practity.com/python_learning/ Sat, 30 Apr 2022 08:51:05 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=4045 How to Start Your Python Training as an Absolute Beginner Congratulations! You have decided to learn Python. When you start learning a new programming skill, it might seem overwhelming at first. At Practity, we want to help you navigate the challenges and learn to program in Python easily. So, we will walk you through some […]

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Best Project Ideas to Practice Python https://practity.com/python-projects/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 11:34:20 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=3868 BEST PROJECT IDEAS TO PRACTICE PYTHON SOFTWARE DEVELOPEMENT Program to remember birthdays of family and friends: Write a script that reads a csv and sends a reminder email if the current date matches a birthday. It is a Python challenge to automate tasks. Translator Application: create a desktop application to translate words or sentences into […]

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Data Science https://practity.com/data-science/ Sat, 18 Dec 2021 10:49:19 +0000 https://practity.com/?p=3836 DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS Data science is the field of study that combines programming skills, and knowledge of mathematics and statistics to extract value  from data. Data scientists apply machine learning algorithms to numbers, text, images, video, audio, and more to find business insights buried in data. Data science could be broken down in three main […]

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