Snake Bytes

In a previous blog post, we covered list comprehensions to generate a dataset. In this post, I'll be covering how to simplify traversing a dataset...

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Our website has undergone multiple iterations since I started at PokitDok. Originally part of a larger Flask app utilizing Jinja and AngularJS, we eventually switched...

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Here at PokitDok, we use slack not only as an internal communication tool, but also as a one stop shop for posting analytics reports and...

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Introduction In case you missed it, my last Snake_Byte looked at the CMS NPI dataset. If you followed along at home, you might have noticed...

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Coming from a Javascript-heavy background, I didn’t spend much time reading up on Python’s string module. When I needed to concatenate some values into a...

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Due to its usefulness, nearly all modern programming languages have a key/value collection type. Python's flavor of this type is called a dict (dictionary), and...

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Perhaps you've seen some Python code that looks like this: What in the world is up with that if block? Some programming languages such as...

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In this edition of Snake Bytes, we will discuss how slice notation is used to select elements from a sequence. In Python, a sequence is...

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One of the places which I frequently visit for fun, open source data sets is Kaggle. It is the place that data scientists visit when...

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Something I really enjoy about the PokitDok crew is that it's not difficult to find others willing to explore downtown and find a good deal...

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When I joined the team at PokitDok, I was primarily a front-end developer, and although I had lots of experience with Javascript, I had never...

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