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Breathe New Life Into Your Photos With A 3D Ken Burns Effect

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Some Backstory

After looking through some photos from a recent camping trip that I had taken a couple of weeks ago. I decided to take some of my old vacation photos, and turn them into a slideshow with some Python. Don’t worry I undertook this endeavor with the understanding that Google Photos…

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Stop spending time manually tweaking misaligned arrows

A sample diagram built with the python library called Diagrams
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Some Backstory

Earlier this week I stumbled across a Python library with a pretty compelling value proposition. This library is called Diagrams, and as its namesake states it creates diagrams. These diagrams that are produced are generally what I would create by clumsily pasting images into draw.io or Google Diagrams after which…

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Showcase Your Skills Through Automating Your Profile Readme

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Background

Lately, I have been seeing an increasing number of developers on Github with a profile level README.md, and I wanted to create the same thing. I saw this as another opportunity to communicate what I am about. I also feel like it’s a great place to funnel a technical audience…

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In Less Than 10 Lines Of Python — Preserving The History of Notable CEOs

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Background

A couple days ago stumbled across an article about the concept the author coined “git scraping”. The most compelling aspect of this process was that I, as developer, don’t have to maintain servers or a large codebase to achieve an up-to-date versioned dataset. I could actually take advantage of the…

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