Ned Batchelder

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Python testing, book and podcast

 24 January

Two good things in the Python testing world intersected this week. » more..

Collecting pings from software?

 22 January

Let's say I have a piece of software. In this case, it's some automation for installing and upgrading Open edX. » more..

Isolated @memoize

 16 January

When calling functions that are expensive, and expected to return the same results for the same input, lots of people like using an @memoize decorator. It uses a cache to quickly return the same results if they have been produced before. » more..

Coverage.py 4.1b1

 10 January

I wasn't planning on any big features for Coverage.py 4.1, but I ended up making a big change. tl;dr: branch coverage is implemented differently, and as a result, your coverage totals are slightly different. Try it: Coverage.py 4.1 beta 1. » more..

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Code

software I made

  • ▫ Aptus ·· a Mandelbrot set explorer
  • ▫ coverage.py ·· for measuring Python code coverage
  • ▫ hyphenate ·· for hyphenating words with the Liang/Knuth algorithm
  • » more code..

Text

words I wrote

 ·· I'm a software developer with a long career, a wife and three boys, one autistic. I help organize Boston Python. » more..

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