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Todd Birchard

Former product manager turned data engineer with ongoing identity crisis. Breaks everything before learning concepts known as ‘best practices’. Completely normal and emotionally stable.

Education

Drexel University

Work

Software Engineer at Fanduel

Create Cloud-hosted Charts with Plotly Chart Studio

Create Cloud-hosted Charts with Plotly Chart Studio

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Scrape Structured Data with Python and Extruct

Scrape Structured Data with Python and Extruct

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Deploy Serverless Golang Functions with Netlify

Deploy Serverless Golang Functions with Netlify

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Connecting Pandas to a Database with SQLAlchemy

Connecting Pandas to a Database with SQLAlchemy

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Scraping Data on the Web with BeautifulSoup

Scraping Data on the Web with BeautifulSoup

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Understanding GatsbyJS: Create Your First Gatsby Theme

Understanding GatsbyJS: Create Your First Gatsby Theme

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SSH & SCP in Python with Paramiko

SSH & SCP in Python with Paramiko

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Building Java Projects with Gradle

Building Java Projects with Gradle

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Deploy a Golang Web Application Behind Nginx

Deploy a Golang Web Application Behind Nginx

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Create Your First Golang App

Create Your First Golang App

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Configuring Your Flask App

Configuring Your Flask App

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Organizing Flask Apps with Blueprints

Organizing Flask Apps with Blueprints

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Integrate Plotly Dash Into Your Flask App

Integrate Plotly Dash Into Your Flask App

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Creating Interactive Views in Django

Creating Interactive Views in Django

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Extract Nested Data From Complex JSON

Extract Nested Data From Complex JSON

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Compiling and Serving Frontend Assets in Flask

Compiling and Serving Frontend Assets in Flask

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The Art of Routing in Flask

The Art of Routing in Flask

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Handle User Accounts & Authentication in Flask with Flask-Login

Handle User Accounts & Authentication in Flask with Flask-Login

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Deploy Flask Applications with uWSGI and Nginx

Deploy Flask Applications with uWSGI and Nginx

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Psycopg2: PostgreSQL & Python (the Old Fashioned Way)

Psycopg2: PostgreSQL & Python (the Old Fashioned Way)

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Using Redis In-Memory Storage for your Python Applications

Using Redis In-Memory Storage for your Python Applications

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Package Python Projects the Proper Way with Poetry

Package Python Projects the Proper Way with Poetry

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Getting Started with Django

Getting Started with Django

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Managing Multiple Versions of Python on Ubuntu

Managing Multiple Versions of Python on Ubuntu

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Simplify BigQuery ETL jobs using SQLAlchemy

Simplify BigQuery ETL jobs using SQLAlchemy

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Comparing Rows Between Two Pandas DataFrames

Comparing Rows Between Two Pandas DataFrames

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Using Amazon Redshift as your Data Warehouse

Using Amazon Redshift as your Data Warehouse

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Managing Relationships in SQLAlchemy Data Models

Managing Relationships in SQLAlchemy Data Models

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Manage Files in Google Cloud Storage With Python

Manage Files in Google Cloud Storage With Python

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Manage Data Pipelines with Apache Airflow

Manage Data Pipelines with Apache Airflow

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Using Hierarchical Indexes With Pandas

Using Hierarchical Indexes With Pandas

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Managing Session Data with Flask-Session & Redis

Managing Session Data with Flask-Session & Redis

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Reshaping Pandas DataFrames

Reshaping Pandas DataFrames

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Structured Streaming in PySpark

Structured Streaming in PySpark

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Becoming Familiar with Apache Kafka and Message Queues

Becoming Familiar with Apache Kafka and Message Queues

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Plotting Data With Seaborn and Pandas

Plotting Data With Seaborn and Pandas

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Upgrading to JupyterLab on Ubuntu

Upgrading to JupyterLab on Ubuntu

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Using Flask-Login to Handle User Accounts

Using Flask-Login to Handle User Accounts

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Running Jupyter Notebooks on a Ubuntu Server

Running Jupyter Notebooks on a Ubuntu Server

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Drawing Mapbox Route Objects via the Directions API

Drawing Mapbox Route Objects via the Directions API

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Welcome to SQL 3: Building Relationships and Combining Data Sets

Welcome to SQL 3: Building Relationships and Combining Data Sets

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Welcome to SQL 2: Working With Data Values

Welcome to SQL 2: Working With Data Values

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Making API Requests with NodeJS

Making API Requests with NodeJS

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Welcome to SQL: Modifying Databases and Tables

Welcome to SQL: Modifying Databases and Tables

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Yet Another Unsolicited "Intro to Data Analysis in Python Using Pandas" Post

Yet Another Unsolicited "Intro to Data Analysis in Python Using Pandas" Post

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Connect Flask to a Database with Flask-SQLAlchemy

Connect Flask to a Database with Flask-SQLAlchemy

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Manage Database Models with Flask-SQLAlchemy

Manage Database Models with Flask-SQLAlchemy

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Easily Build GraphQL APIs with Prisma

Easily Build GraphQL APIs with Prisma

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Google BigQuery's Python SDK: Creating Tables Programmatically

Google BigQuery's Python SDK: Creating Tables Programmatically

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From CSVs to Tables: Infer Schema Data Types From Raw Spreadsheets

From CSVs to Tables: Infer Schema Data Types From Raw Spreadsheets

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The Hostile Extraction of Tableau Server Data

The Hostile Extraction of Tableau Server Data

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Intro to Python Database Management with SQLAlchemy

Intro to Python Database Management with SQLAlchemy

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Poetically Packaging Your Python Project

Poetically Packaging Your Python Project

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Using Redis to Store Information in Python Applications

Using Redis to Store Information in Python Applications

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Cracking Full Control Over Plot.ly Dash

Cracking Full Control Over Plot.ly Dash

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Stitch's “Query Anywhere”: Executing Business Logic via Frontend

Stitch's “Query Anywhere”: Executing Business Logic via Frontend

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Improve your AWS Lambda Workflow with Python-Lambda

Improve your AWS Lambda Workflow with Python-Lambda

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Handling Forms in Flask with Flask-WTF

Handling Forms in Flask with Flask-WTF

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Rendering Pages in Flask Using Jinja

Rendering Pages in Flask Using Jinja

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