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Pydoop: Writing Hadoop Programs in Python

Installed as a layer above Hadoop, the open-source Pydoop package enables Python scripts to do big data work easily.

Linux

Using Eight Cores (incorrectly) with Python

One of my web apps, The Wub Machine, is very computationally expensive. Audio decoding, processing, encoding, and streaming, all in Python. …

Python Programming

MIT's Introduction to Algorithms, Lecture 15: Dynamic Programming - good coders code, great coders reuse

This is the tenth post in an article series about MIT's lecture course "<b>Introduction to Algorithms</b>." In this post I will review lecture fifteen, …

a short, practical guide for common and confusing PHP tasks

This document is not a PHP tutorial. You should learn the basics and syntax of the language elsewhere.<p>It’s not a guide to common web application …

Vim as a Python IDE, or Python IDE as Vim

“Vim as a Python IDE” is a hot topic. Everybody knows Vim is an incredible text editor for typing and editing text very quickly and efficiently (if …

Parallelising Python with Threading and Multiprocessing

One aspect of coding in Python that we have yet to discuss in any great detail is how to optimise the execution performance of our simulations. While …

What happens if you write a TCP stack in Python?

During Hacker School, I wanted to understand networking better, and I decided to write a miniature TCP stack as part of that. I was much more …

Top 10 Most Popular Programming Languages of 2016

In this article I am giving the list of top 10 most popular programming languages of 2016 which is shared by IEEE Spectrum. The ranking of these …

Create a menu to Python Tkinter application window

Create a menu to your Python Tkinter application window. Create a simple pulldown / dropdown menu using TK in Python.

Programming