I published a list of my favorite technical podcasts in 2015. This list has evolved over the past two years and it is time for me to provide an update.
Over the last couple of years, I faced a Windows issue preventing me to delete directories or files with paths exceeding a certain size. Using the default Windows tools such as
Windows Explorer, resulted in errors
The directory name ... is too long or
The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file system.
Python exposes a number of built-in functions enriched with a plethora of modules composing the Python Standard Library. It is a pragmatic language that does not confine the developer in a specific programming paradigm. A Python developer can write imperative, procedural, object oriented or functional code. In Python, common functional constructs are available as built-in functions (e.g.
sum...). Additional higher-order functions are regrouped in the
functools module (e.g.
partial...). Prior to crafting some Python code, let's take a detour in some potentially more arcane areas of functional programming, in particular surrounding the
Packt Publishing published Gradle Essentials, a short and straight forward book about Gradle. This article is a review about this book. Disclosure: I was a technical reviewer for this book.
On several occasions people have asked me which technical podcasts I have been listening to. This post gives me the opportunity to list my favorite technical podcasts without any order of preference.