Category: Python

  • Reading and Writing Excel (xlsx) files with Python

    Jan 2021 Update For Writing: use xlsxwriter (don’t use xlwt, it doesn’t support xlsx format.)For Reading: use openpyxl (xlrd removed the support for xlsx in Dec 2020 due to security concerns.)

  • Why, When, and How to use Celery with Python

    “Celery is an asynchronous task queue based on distributed message passing.” Let’s break that down:

  • Setting up a Python Virtual Environment for Web Development

    Virtual Environments are helpful in keeping all the dependencies (packages), required for a Python project, in one place. So you can avoid issues with conflicting dependencies when working on different projects simultaneously. For instance, one major use case is when you want to run different Python versions like 2.7, 3.5, and 3.6 on the same…

  • github is not git

    Git is a free and open source distributed version control system that can handle small to very large projects. It’s mostly used to keep the history of your source code. Github is a company that provides an online git hosting service, used by some projects to keep their source code. There are several companies like…

  • Python for beginners

    Learning Python took me about a month, and I’ve several years of C++ programming experience. I would consider that much time ok for experienced programmers. For beginners though, learning new programming languages (in a useful manner) is not usually as casual as many people would tend to suggest on the internet. Computer systems need a…