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Aly Sivji

Chicago Python Organizer. I love building communities and mentoring junior developers.

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What Even Is Data Engineering?

Chicago Python community represent! This would make a grea...

Testing 101: Introduction to Testing

I agree with a lot of the things said in the articles by Ja...

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

Making the list was of my goals for the year and I'm happy ...

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

Huge headstart, but couldn't capitalize. IBM in a nutshell.

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

I joined IBM thru an acquisition and left 18 months later. ...

Which monitor should I buy for programing?

Recommendations on a window manager for macOS? I want to b...

Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual - Book review

Incorporating the lessons from Soft Skills into my life was t...

Conda & Dealing with Conflicting Python(s) in your system

I have that function in my ~/.bash_profile. And yes, you ca...

Book Review: Code Complete

It's been a year since I finished it and I still think abou...

Ultimate Solution to Python Virtual Environments: pyenv + virtualenvwrapper

You should be able to uninstall the brew Python. pyenv cont...

Python and Jupyter Notebooks

Great post! I'm a huge fan of using Docker for Data Science...

PHP + MySQL using Docker Compose

The setup I describe above stores data inside of the contai...

PHP + MySQL using Docker Compose

Thanks for the heads up! Didn't realize the indentation go...

When do you write your tests?

To me it doesn't really matter when tests are written, as l...

Write clean code and avoid the distractions of emerging technology

Perfectly said! Might I share a link to my review of Code ...

Interactive, Web-Based Dashboards in Python

Thanks Raphael! You are more than welcome to use my code i...

My Visual Studio Code Setup

Made the switch the Fira code (+font size 13) yesterday. Lo...

I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!

This is a great course, it helped me figure out my speaking...

I am quitting my Job as a Project Co-ordinator to pursue my passion as a developer. Am I doing the right thing?

I'm not sure what CSE is, but you graduate less than 2 year...

Don't Mock What You Don't Own

You make an interesting point. I get why wrapper libraries ...

Python unit testing with Mock - Part Two

Great post!

Why all this hate about Python?

Great post! Python 3.5+ supports type hints, but that's on...

Conda & Dealing with Conflicting Python(s) in your system

I use conda for data science work; right now I have a simpl...

First Month as a Professional Developer

I will definitely write an update in a few months time. Tha...

First Month as a Professional Developer

Thanks!

First Month as a Professional Developer

Thanks!

First Month as a Professional Developer

Thanks Ben! Love the community y'all have built. Everybody ...

First Month as a Professional Developer

Thanks! You make some great points. I definitely miss the ...

I gave my first presentation tonight

Congrats! I also did my first talk on workflows! It's such...

Book Review: Code Complete

What's been the most useful thing you've learned?

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