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Snake_Byte #9: Exceptional Exceptions in Flask

You wake up, and realize that you are 10 minutes late for an interview with a potential employer at the new coffee shop 4 blocks...

Snake_Byte #8: Genetic Programming

As computer programmers, we often write code to do a task and then almost immediately begin to wonder, “Can this be done more efficiently, what...

Snake_Byte #7: Luhn at First Byte

As mandated by HIPAA, every healthcare provider in the United States has a National Provider Identifier, or NPI. This ID is a ten digit number...

Snake_Bytes #6: Front End Templating

Here at PokitDok it’s not a stretch to say that all of our developers love Python. While most of our Snake_Bytes have touched on using...

Snake_Bytes #5: Vector Distances

Last time, we took a look at the application of the dot product in a simple classifier and near the end there, Bryan set the stage...

Blockchain Virtual Machines with Consensus in Silicon

Introduction It appears things have taken off in several areas of #Fintech and #HealthIT, which if anyone has been paying attention is what we @PokitDok and...

On The Necessity of Blockchain

"Do you really need blockchain for that?" While the blockchain hype continues to sweep across essentially every industry vertical imaginable, we at PokitDok are not...

Snake_Bytes #4: A Simple Classifier

In the first installment of Snake_Bytes, Ted brought to our readers' attention the dot product, which prompted a reader question about vector multiplication, and... fruit.  To...

Snake_Bytes #3: Statistics!

Welcome to the 3rd installment of Snake_Bytes! TODAY we are covering Python and Statistics So many of you may remember your statistics class or maybe...

Smart Contracts using a Turing complete language

As we continue to add support for the DokChain, enabling more business related transactions, we are also scrutinizing the mechanics and performance of the frameworks...

Snake_Bytes #2: Generators

Welcome to the second installment of Snake_Bytes! Today we're going to take a quick glance at generators. Normal functions produce one result from their body...