Introduction I’m not going to use a fancy list of Avengers to make my point. I’m still reeling from the ending. Plus, most of the Avengers that they killed off were people of color. My only thought, as I shake my head, is apparently Thanos is racist too. Damn it! The next section of my […]
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Introduction Alright, I saw Infinity War and it was awesome. It was shocking, ridiculous and made me cry. Relax, there are some spoilers but there is a warning. I am going to steal some of the Avengers for my examples of python data structures, though. I’m not overly familiar with all the data structures that […]
I’ve been building a project lately, working with Python and networking tools. My homemade crawler ran into a litany of issues. From getting to our page, to parsing out the links, I kept running into issues. Luckily for mine and for many other issues that we try to tackle as software developers and aspiring developers […]
I’m sure anyone who’s ever looked for a job has been through this. You go through your day and then you get the email from the company you interviewed with recently. Your heart stops and, depending on how much you wanted this job, that moment before opening the email seems to last for days. As […]
We talked in depth about load balancers in use for distributing traffic to a web app the last time after I screwed up my DevOps interview. For this I would like to look a little deeper in some of the issues surrounding load balancers; Specifically how we can use them to mitigate DDoS attacks. There […]
I screwed up a tiny bit. I went into an interview unprepared. What’s worse is that I was unprepared for the part I should have known all about. The technical portion.
This is the first in a series about networking using Python and Python libraries to accomplish a myriad of networking goals. I’m currently working to build some networking tools so I want to share some of the tools I’m making.
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Creating cool animations using Blender I recently had a cool IRC discussion with someone about developing games using Unity. I had lamented that I have no experience in making my own 3D assets, to which he told me how he knows how to create all of those. I was dazzled. Since I had read about […]
After a shallow dive into the world of unit testing in the Python I took to the internet comments for guidance. I know what you’re thinking, it’s an exercise in poor thinking, keyboard warrior syndrome, and people telling me to go fuck myself. However every once in awhile you come across someone who knows what […]