Should I (re)learn Java or Go?

There are probably thousands of developers struggling with the question: Should I learn X or Y, stick with Z or learn that obscure XyZ? I know my time is probably better spent actually creating rather than writing here, but I felt I needed to get this down on "paper."

Motivation ...

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Macbook goes down, Ubuntu to the Rescue

The last two weeks have been a ton of fun! The logic board on my Macbook Pro fried and the laptop stopped working, the holidays are were in full swing, and I really didn't have a plan for my main computer being down. Thankfully, the logic board will be ...

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Markov Chain Twitter Bot

First, the bot can be seen in the wild here: https://twitter.com/bern_trump_bot

This is my first attempt to write a twitter bot that stands on its own. In addition to learning more about Python and Server management, I saw an opportunity to learn about Artificial Intelligence. The bot ...

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Scraping JavaScript pages with Python: Selenium, Requests, and Beautiful Soup

Note: Imgur has an API. Please use the API if you intend to gather images from Imgur.

This post is a short demonstration of scraping JavaScript webpages that are not possible to scrape with Beautiful Soup or Requests by themselves.  While imgur has an API, the thought occurred that perhaps ...

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Anaconda Primer

This was taken from [Dave Behnke] (http://davebehnke.com/using-python-anaconda-distribution.html) which is no longer active. I used the way back machine to find it and reproduce it.

Introduction

As a followup to my article about pyenv, I decided it was worth also taking a look at Anaconda/Miniconda an ...

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