How to start a Python project part2: Skeleton

How to start a Python project part2: Skeleton

You should begin almost every application the same way: by creating a “skeleton” for the application consisting of functions and classes with doc strings but no implementation.  To serve as an example application, we will use a script recently created by a tutoring client during one of our sessions. The goal of the script is […]

How to start a Python project part 1: Setup

How to start a Python project part 1: Setup

Before a line of code is ever written, the first thing to do is create a virtual environment. What is a virtual environment? It’s a Python installation completely segregated from the rest of the system (and the system’s default Python installation). Why is this useful? Imagine you have two projects you work on locally. If both […]

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