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8 pages tagged with "beginner"

Automating Blog Deployment with GitHub Actions

March 12, 2021 - 634 words - 4 mins
Okay! Day 2 of the new blogging platform, and I've solved the automated deployment problem using GitHub Actions. GitHub Actions to Test Python I worked on a small Python project a little while ago and wanted to get CI running with as little effort as possible. I'd heard good things about GitHub Acti…
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The Traditional First Post

March 11, 2021 - 470 words - 3 mins

I guess it's traditional to write a first blog post about the new blogging platform. Tradition, right? Not cliché?

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Getting Started with MongoDB & Rust

December 14, 2020 - 48 mins
MongoDB is probably the world's most popular document database. It may not be well known, but MongoDB released their first driver for Rust back in 2013. Since then regular driver updates have been released, supporting new database features and adding improvements. This year, the driver was rewritte…
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Pyjamas Conference Advocacy Panel

December 05, 2020

I got to be on a panel with Tania Allard!

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How to Get On This Stage (and What To Do When You Get There)

September 18, 2020

It's my first ever DjangoCon Europe talk!

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Everything You Know About MongoDB is Wrong!

July 25, 2020
This 10 minute talk attempts to list and counteract the eight most common myths about MongoDB. If you didn't know that MongoDB was a secure, robust, ACID-compliant, transactional, relational database, then you should probably watch this talk.
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Publish a Perfect Python Package

July 10, 2019 - 30 mins

An opinionated guide to building and distributing high-quality Python packages.

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More Than you Ever Wanted to Know about Python Functions

July 26, 2018

What exactly are functions? Let's talk about functions, methods, callables and closures - what they are, what you can give them, what they can give you, what you can do with them ... and what's inside.

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