python

Suppressing, Ignoring Warnings in Python: Reference and Examples

11 Nov 2020   Examples on how to suppress warnings in python code, when needed. Can be used in standalone scripts, structured systems and/or jupyter notebooks.

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Pull-Requests: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

12 Oct 2020   Some tips and lessons learned on creating useful and pleasant PRs that are easy to review. Also some best practices on interacting with reviewers and peers in general.

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Pandas Dataframes: Apply Examples

26 Sep 2020   Examples on how to use pandas apply, on columns, dataframes, etc, with best practices and warnings about performance.

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Python: Working with Paths & the Filesystem

26 Sep 2020   Several examples on how to work with paths and files in python, convert from relative to aboslute paths, check if a path points to a valid file, etc.

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11 Types of Data Products, with Examples

22 Sep 2020   Here is a list of data products you can build using various types of data science methods. Includes use cases and main techniques for each.

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Paper Summary: Improving Language Understanding by Generative Pre-Training

11 Sep 2020   Summary of the 2018 article "Improving Language Understanding by Generative Pre-Training" by Radford et al.

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bash

Bash Examples: String Operations

09 Sep 2020   How to interact with strings on bash scripts.

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Pytest Options: Best Practices and Examples

23 Aug 2020   Examples on how to use pytest to run tests, configure outputs, etc.

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Paper Summary: ULMFIT: Universal Language Model Fine-tuning for Text Classification

22 Jul 2020   Summary of the 2018 article "ULMFIT: Universal Language Model Fine-tuning for Text Classification" by Howard and Ruder.

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bash

Bash Shopt Examples

05 Jul 2020   Examples and reference on how to work with options on bash scripts

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