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Python vs. Ruby: Four Weeks on Hacker News

Python or Ruby? I teach high school math and science, and over the last couple years I have started to teach an Introduction to Programming class. The class is framed around general programming skills and concepts, but students learn to … Continue reading

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User-Testing the Django Tutorial

Building on PyCon I attended Karen Rustad’s inspiring talk at PyCon 2012 about improving the Django tutorial. In her talk Karen did an excellent job of identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the existing tutorial. But she also went beyond … Continue reading

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Removing all files of a certain type

While working on a django project recently, I had to remove all the .pyc files before running syncdb. ┬áThese are the kinds of commands I want to know well: find . -name “*.pyc” type -f | xargs rm -f This … Continue reading

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