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Python Pandas Tutorial: The Basics - Data Blogger

In this Python Pandas tutorial, you will learn the basics of Pandas by code examples written in Python. If you have zero knowledge of Python, please …

Deploy a Kubernetes cluster on OpenStack using Ansible

At the recently concluded OpenStack summit in Austin, I was impressed by the amount of interest shown by attendees on containers. Almost all of the container related sessions were packed as customers are now realizing its advantages. By containerizing applications, you are able to virtualize the …

How To: Shellcoding Tutorial, Linux x86 Part 1

Alright, since I notcied this article was too advanced for some users, ive decided to revision this!<p>Step 1: Learn Assmebly<p>you need to learn assembly …

Linux

Python Mocking 101: Fake It Before You Make It

Welcome to a guide to the basics of mocking in Python. It was borne out of my need to test some code that used a lot of network services and my …

Django Development with Docker Compose and Machine

Docker is a containerization tool used for spinning up isolated, reproducible application environments. <b>This piece details how to containerize a</b> …

DevOps

Unity, Unreal Engine 4, & Cocos2D will now ship with Visual Studio set as the default IDE, free to use

When you go to install these engines now, Visual Studio will be the default IDE selected.The Community Edition is included, which is basically VS …

Udemy – Pixel Art for Video Games

<b>Title:</b> Udemy – Pixel Art for Video Games<p><b>Info:</b><br>Course Description<p>Imagine how cool your game would look in pixel art! Stop imagining!<p>In this course I’ll …

UNITY 3D – Game Programming – Part 10

Introduction<p>In part ten of the article series we will enhance our GameMaster.cs code base and also give the player some options in the game play. I …

How tough can game making be? One AAA dev offers a playable answer | Ars Technica

Interview: The Writer Will Do Something is a masterful look at game dev challenges.<p>No one sets out to make a bad game, but bad games still get made …

Game Development

MapReduce and RDBMS: Practice and Theory

Congratulations to Michael Stonebraker on winning the ACM Turing Award last week! Michael is recognized for his fundamental contributions to the …

Ubiquitous Computing

The Hidden Origins of Lisp: Introduction

As mentioned earlier, this post kicks off a blog series highlighting the new preface for the LFE edition of <i>Structure and Interpretation of Computer</i> …

Mathematics

Amazon Web Services part 1 - How to deploy a load balanced web site

Quickly create a load balanced web site in the cloud with AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Amazon Web Services
Computer Science

Docker Containers on the Desktop

Saturday, February 21, 2015<p>Hello!<p>If you are not familiar with Docker, it is the popular open source container engine.<p>Most people use Docker for …

Linux

Spark Streaming Programming Guide

Overview<p>A Quick Example<p>Basic Concepts<p>Linking<br>• Initializing StreamingContext<br>• Discretized Streams (DStreams)<br>• Input DStreams and Receivers<br>• Transformations on …

10 Excellent Time-Saving Tools for Developers

You are waking up early, planning your tasks beforehand and working until late at night, yet you are not on time with your projects? Many <b>creative</b> …

Web Design

Online Learning: A Bachelor's Level Computer Science Program Curriculum (Updated)

<b>Introduction</b> <br>[<b>Update</b>: See also the follow-up post to this piece, An Intensive Bachelor's Level Computer Science Curriculum Program.]<p>A few months back …

Pay What You Want for the Back-end Developer Bundle

If you’re interested in getting into building your own web sites and apps, this is the best way to get started. The Back-End Developer Bundle includes a range of courses to teach you Ruby, Python and PHP at your own pace, and at your own price!<p>With over 95 hours of training content, these eight …

Pay What You Want for The Ultimate Learn to Code Bundle - Technabob

Ever wanted to build a website, and really want to learn the ins and outs of coding and not just have some automated tool do the work for you? Look …

Programming