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Python List Trickery

List comprehensions were the point at which Ruby lost a little of it’s shine for me and I started to think that maybe the future belonged to Python.

Follow the Tail

My command line skills are limited to the terms I learned while working my way through the excellent Command-Line Murder Mystery challenge.

Escaping Virtualenv Hell

Early in my developer career I was given some ‘rules’ for working with python that resulted in me having a near terror response whenever I considered starting a python project.

In-Situ Commit Squashing

Before creating a pull request you typically have to perform a rebase against the branch you are merging with (typically origin master), I’ve written a visual guide to that git-workflow process. Part of this rebase process allows you to cleanse...