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9/27/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] Q&A

Hey there, At this point you should have a pretty good idea of what PythonistaCafe is about and what makes it special. In this email I want to answer some common questions that I get asked about the
9/26/2021
21 : 34

[Sublime + Python Setup] How to become a happier & more productive Python dev

Hey there, I really struggled with setting up an effective development environment as a new Python developer. It was difficult to build the right habits and to find a set of tools I enjoyed to use.
9/26/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] What's in PythonistaCafe for you?

Hey there, A couple of years ago I'd become quite interested in martial arts. Hours upon hours of watching "The Karate Kid" growing up must've taken their toll on me... And so, I
9/26/2021
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[Python Dependency Pitfalls] The Iceberg

Hey there, The other day I read this quote from a Python developer that made me stop and think: "As a noob with a little programming knowledge already, I've found setting up and installing
9/25/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] Sublime Text is just a blank canvas…

Hey there, When I became serious about optimizing Sublime Text with plugins, it was hard for me to separate the wheat from the chaff. Without a real guideline or roadmap I resorted to installing *any*
9/25/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] Why PythonistaCafe exists

Hey there, In one of my last emails I talked about how some online communities in the tech space devolve over time and turn into cesspools of negativity. This relates directly to how and why I started
9/25/2021
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[Python Dependency Pitfalls] "Re-inventing the wheel" disease

Hey there, PyPI, the Python packaging repository, now contains more than 100000 third-party packages in total. That's an *overwhelming* number of packages to choose from... And this feeling of
9/24/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] What makes PythonistaCafe different

Hey there, Mastering Python is *not* just about getting the books and courses to study—to be successful you also need a way to stay motivated and to grow your abilities in the long run. Many
9/24/2021
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[Python Dependency Pitfalls] Artisanal "from-scratch" development

Hey there, The other day I got this question from Newsletter member Newvick in my email inbox: ~~~ I'm trying to get past the beginner's stage in Python and one problem I have is: When do you
9/24/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] Grumpy old greybeard with a whitespace problem

One fateful day, the Agile Gods that be decided to “add some firepower” to my little team… And so, developer Paul joined (name changed to protect the guilty). Before I dive into this story, let me ask
9/23/2021
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[Python Dependency Pitfalls] What dev managers expect from Python candidates

Hey there, My friend Og is a senior manager at Red Hat and works with a large team of developers and quality engineers using Python. I got to pick his brain on what he thought were the most important
9/23/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] Don’t build “nag screen muscle memory”

Hey there, Once I worked with a developer who refused to buy a registered copy of Sublime for months on end, even though he *loved* Sublime. He used it as his main code editor every day and was very
9/23/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] Q&A

Hey there, At this point you should have a pretty good idea of what PythonistaCafe is about and what makes it special. In this email I want to answer some common questions that I get asked about the
9/22/2021
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[Python Dependency Pitfalls] How to set the world on fire

Hey there, #1 on my list of dependency management pitfalls is there for a good reason: It lead to a single developer causing mayhem and breaking thousands of open-source projects around the world in
9/22/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] why Atom can’t replace Sublime

Hey there, "In a nutshell, Atom is a Sublime Text editor that just got better." When I read this quote I got so worked up I nearly fell off my chair. Because every time I've tried Atom or
9/22/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] What's in PythonistaCafe for you?

Hey there, A couple of years ago I'd become quite interested in martial arts. Hours upon hours of watching "The Karate Kid" growing up must've taken their toll on me... And so, I
9/21/2021
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[PythonistaCafe] Why PythonistaCafe exists

Hey there, In one of my last emails I talked about how some online communities in the tech space devolve over time and turn into cesspools of negativity. This relates directly to how and why I started
9/21/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] The Ctrl+s "Heisenbug"

"What the **** is going on?!" I heard Keith yell. Returning from my lunch break and in a helpful mood I grabbed my coffee mug and shuffled over to my coworker's desk. "What's
9/20/2021
23 : 14

[Python Dependency Pitfalls] A total mess?

Hey there, Recently I watched a Pythonista ask for advice on setting up a Python project on his work machine. This new developer had some prior experience with NodeJS and had just started to get his
9/20/2021
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[Sublime + Python Setup] How to become a happier & more productive Python dev

Hey there, I really struggled with setting up an effective development environment as a new Python developer. It was difficult to build the right habits and to find a set of tools I enjoyed to use.