Tag: python

  • Essential Books for Aspiring Software Developers

    Getting started in software development can be overwhelming, but there are plenty of resources available to help you along the way. Books can be a great way to learn the basics and gain a deeper understanding of programming concepts. Here are some top books to consider if you’re looking to get started in software development: […]

  • Why did the async function feel so sluggish?

    It needed to await its morning coffee. Why did the developer quit his job at the helium factory? He refused to be boxed into a container. Why do Java developers wear glasses? Because they can’t C#. Why do programmers always mix up Halloween and Christmas? Because Oct 31 equals Dec 25. Why was the database […]

  • Four Ways to Implement Background Jobs in Python

    Background jobs, also known as asynchronous tasks or jobs, are an important feature in many Python applications. They allow the application to execute long-running or resource-intensive tasks in the background, while still responding to user requests and performing other tasks. In this article, we’ll explore several methods for implementing background jobs in Python. Threading One […]

  • Automating Amazon Price Tracking with Python

    Are you a savvy shopper who is always on the lookout for the best deals on Amazon? Do you find yourself constantly checking the prices of your favorite products to see if they have gone down? If so, you might want to consider using Python to automate the process of tracking Amazon prices. In this […]

  • Write a Few Jokes Based on Yesterday’s Post, Please?

    Sure, here are a few jokes related to the blog post: Why did the turtle visit TheRain.dev? To learn how to bust a move in Python! What do you call a dancing turtle that knows Python? A “turtley groovy” programmer! Why did the turtle graphics program throw an error? Because the turtle didn’t have enough […]

  • Get Your Groove on with Python: Creating a Dancing Turtle with Turtle Graphics!

    I prompted ChatGPT to “write a python program that draws a dancer”, write this blog post, and then help me write the README.md and such to put all the code online in its own GitHub repository. Python is a versatile programming language that can be used for a wide range of applications, from data analysis […]

  • Getting Started With CockroachDB

    [Dutch Lock Down Day Four Hundred Nine] I know, I know. I haven’t even officially started with Cockroach Labs and I’m already nerding out? Where’s the work life balance? Where’s the weekend off? #CantStopWontStop But first the news: Strict Protestant churches ignored calls for online services, no singing Two Covid patients die after power outage […]

  • PyCon Sweden 2019 Wants YOU!

    PyCon Sweden is happening again and they want you to speak! Thanks to the great response last year, PyCon Sweden is back AGAIN. It will be TWO full days of talks, activities and fun. The conference is October 31st and November 1st at Munchenbryggeriet in Stockholm. If you are not based in Stockholm, it’s a […]

  • Change is Terrifying. Do it Anyway.

    On Saturday, 05 March, I am one of the keynote speakers for Django Girls den Haag. Hi. My name is Rain Leander. Welcome to Django Girls den Haag. Today I’m going to talk about programming – what it is, why you should do it, what you can do with it. I’m going to tell you my […]

  • So I spoke at PyGrunn

    And I just now found the video which has been up since June 2 this year by looking for “K Rain Leander” results via images.google.com. If I search for the same phrase on google.com it doesn’t show on the first page, which is not ideal. I’m so bored with those previous sentences that I fell […]

  • So I spoke at DjangoCon USA

    And the video’s up. If you listen carefully, you can hear ProsAlpha off camera.

  • A Few Ideas That Have Been Rattling Around My Brain

    build a 3D printer from scratch. experiment with printing clothes and food and age appropriate toys for ProsAlpha. throw a catered fashion show. keep the toys. design, build, decorate and use a badass halloween advent calendar ala https://www.etsy.com/listing/240614464/this-halloween-advent-calendar-house-is# cause badass. maybe make something similar for xmas. maybe something totally different. speaking of advent calendars, organize / collect […]