Bye-bye Python. Hello Julia!

Don’t get me wrong. Python’s popularity is still backed by a rock-solid community of computer scientists, data scientists and AI specialists. But if you’ve ever been at a dinner table with these…

Sorry, Online Courses Won’t Make you a Data Scientist

It was a weekend. I had just finished another online course on Data Science. I felt accomplished. Well, after “successfully completing” 5 different courses and receiving “certificates” for each of…

Do Not Use “+” to Join Strings in Python

Python/Python3 programming tips. Python join strings. Python joining multiple strings in a list. The best way to join strings. join() method.

Forget about Python. Learn COBOL and become a crisis hero

What’s the oldest programming language that is still on the market? Python is in its thirties. C is almost fifty years old. Fortran is in its sixties. And still in use! There’s another computer…

Coding Mistakes I Made As A Junior Developer

Your first job in software engineering or data science can be demoralizing. Especially if you don’t have a background writing code. I often get messages from people asking for advice on how to…

Bye Bye Big Data!

In my innocent days, when I had just started my Masters in Data Science, any Big Data topic would make me wiggle with excitement in my chair. I wanted a piece of the 3Vs. I wanted to analyze the crap…

Automate Your (Boring!) Excel Reporting with Python!

Automate your Excel reporting with Python using Pandas and Openpyxl to create separate Excel workbooks, with formatting, and beautiful graphs.

Use Your Data Skills to Make Money Online

Across most of the world right now many people are losing access to their usual means of making income. The Coronavirus pandemic has led to the closing of vast swathes of industry meaning that many…

5 Interesting Python Libraries

Creative ideas of Python libraries: Data Visualisation in Command-Line environment, Fuzzy search, command-line progress bar and colourful output text.

One in two Pythonistas should learn Golang now

But not those at Google, Uber, Dropbox, Soundcloud, Slack, and Medium. The programmers at top corporations have long fallen for the language with the cute mascot. But whether it’s for APIs, web…