Category: Developer Tools

Programming in Ruby: A critical look at the pros and cons
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Programming in Ruby: A critical look at the pros and cons

Originally posted on searchapparchitecture.techtarget. While Ruby showcases an impressive spread of beneficial features, there are still specific shortcomings that may explain why its adoption numbers have been conspicuously erratic. Since its release in 1995, programmers have used Ruby for both web development and higher-level server management projects. Whether a novice or veteran, Ruby and the...

How to package your Python code
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How to package your Python code

Originally posted on opensource. Use setuptools to deliver Python code to users. You’ve spent weeks perfecting your code. You’ve tested it and sent it to some close developer friends for quality assurance. You’ve posted all the source code on your personal Git server, and you’ve received helpful bug reports from a few brave early adopters. And...

How to use Python to figure out why your friends have more friends than you
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How to use Python to figure out why your friends have more friends than you

Originally posted on thenextweb. Allow me to demonstrate: The Friendship Paradox Do your friends, on average, have more friends than you? If you are an average person, there is a high chance that you have fewer friends than your friends. This is called the friendship paradox. This phenomenon states that most people have fewer friends than their...

How to Use Python’s time Module
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How to Use Python’s time Module

Originally posted on makeuseof. Time and date manipulation is one of the more complicated coding tasks. Fortunately, Python makes it much easier with its powerful time module. Python’s time module offers a wide variety of time-related features and is often handy when building your backend with Python. Using this library, you can fetch the current...

Functional vs. object-oriented programming: The basics
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Functional vs. object-oriented programming: The basics

Originally posted on searchapparchitecture. Choosing between functional programming vs. object-oriented programming isn’t easy, but there are plenty of key factors that may help make the decision easier. Committing to a programming paradigm is an important step in any application development effort. While they are hardly the only two options when it comes to overarching development...

12 C++ String Methods You Should Master Today
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12 C++ String Methods You Should Master Today

Originally posted on makeuseof. Handle strings like a pro with these C++ methods. C++ is one of the most powerful programming languages with the help of its built-in methods to perform operations like sorting, searching, and reversing. These methods cover the ease-of-use drawbacks C++ has when compared to other high-level programming languages like Java and...

How to use Bootstrap with Flask
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How to use Bootstrap with Flask

Originally posted on dev. Hello Coders! This article explains How to use Bootstrap with Flask and code professional web apps with a responsive layout. For newcomers, Bootstrap is the most popular CSS framework with more than 150k Github stars and a huge ecosystem behind it. Flask is an open-source framework used to code from simple one-page projects to complex APIs, microservices,...

Python 3.10 is finally adding some much-needed features
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Python 3.10 is finally adding some much-needed features

Originally posted on techradar. The next stable version of popular open source programming language, Python 3.10, has been released, bringing with it a host of new syntax and typing features that’ll appeal to long-time developers. Python 3.10 follows the languages’ 30th anniversary earlier this year in February 2021, and though it doesn’t have a long list of new features,...

Getting Started With Python on Hardware
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Getting Started With Python on Hardware

Originally posted on makezine. Python is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. It’s accessible enough for schools to teach as a first programming language but powerful enough to handle the complexities of some of the most widely used web services, including Instagram, Spotify, and Netflix. And now Python’s star is rising in...

How to ensure the highest quality of Software code
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How to ensure the highest quality of Software code

Originally posted on dev. TL;DR: By following best industry practices like linting, unit testing, static code analysis and continuous monitoring of the software. Modern Software Development The software development process has changed a lot in last few years. Many of the modern tools & frameworks has built-in support to ensure that the code is clean, maintainable...

How I patched Python to include this great Ruby feature
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How I patched Python to include this great Ruby feature

Originally posted on opensource. What I learned from adding “else-less” functionality to Python, as inspired by Ruby. Ruby, unlike Python, makes lots of things implicit, and there’s a special kind of if expression that demonstrates this well. It’s often referred to as an “inline-if” or “conditional modifier”, and this special syntax is able to return one value when...

20 Killer JavaScript One Liners
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20 Killer JavaScript One Liners

Originally posted on dev. Hello Folks 👋 This is Savio here. I’m young dev with an intention to enhance as a successful web developer. I love building web apps with React. I have proved my superiority in frontend technologies. Today, I’d like to share 20 Killer JavaScript one liners to make your life easier. Let’s...

8 Ways to Check if a File Exists Using Python
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8 Ways to Check if a File Exists Using Python

Originally posted on maekuseof. Here are multiple ways to check for a specific file or directory using Python. Python’s dependency on external files is a crucial aspect, it’s wise to pay heed to the base/source files before executing any code. Before running a particular program, you need to ensure your source files exist at the...

7 Algorithms Every Programmer Should Know
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7 Algorithms Every Programmer Should Know

Originally posted on makeuseof. These algorithms are essential to every programmer’s workflow. As a student of programming, you’ve likely learned plenty of different algorithms throughout the course of your career. Becoming proficient in different algorithms is absolutely essential for any programmer. With so many algorithms, it can be challenging to keep track of what’s essential....

How Pros Automate Repetitive Code using VS Code
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How Pros Automate Repetitive Code using VS Code

Originally posted on dev. While Programming, you are bound to encounter Repetitive Code, writing which is a complete waste of time. I am not talking about Non-DRY Code, but Essentials Code that is necessary to be written. An example of this would be connecting State/Dispatch to Props using React-Redux. Anyone who has worked on a decent-sized React-Redux project knows how many times you have to write the same...

Data Science Trends of the Future 2022
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Data Science Trends of the Future 2022

Originally posted on datasciencecentral. Data Science is an exciting field for knowledge workers because it increasingly intersects with the future of how industries, society, governance and policy will function. While it’s one of those vague terms thrown around a lot for students, it’s actually fairly simple to define. Data science is an interdisciplinary field that...

7 VS Code Extensions for Frontend Developers
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7 VS Code Extensions for Frontend Developers

Originally posted on dev. As a developer, you’re always looking for cutting-edge tools, tricks, and extensions to improve your productivity and efficiency. Being able to manage your time better is a valuable skill for software engineers. Therefore, here’s a list of Visual Studio Code extensions that help frontend developers (and not only!) to increase their...

Understanding JavaScript currying
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Understanding JavaScript currying

Originally posted on dev. Currying is a concept from lambda calculus, but don’t let that freak you out — it’s quite simple to implement. Currying is a function that takes one argument at a time and returns a new function expecting the next argument. It is a transformation of functions that translates a function from...