Ned Batchelder

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How code slows as data grows

 18 October

One of the parts of the vacation talk I did in September at Boston Python was about big-O notation. I've noticed that topic seems to be some kind of dividing line for people who feel insecure about not having a computer science degree. » more..

Beginners and experts

 23 September

I gave a talk at Boston Python the other night. It started as an exposition of the point matching algorithm I've previously written about on this blog. » more..

New backups: Arq to Wasabi

 27 August

This week CrashPlan announced they were ending consumer services, so I had to replace it with something else. Backups are one of those things at the unpleasant intersection of tedious, difficult, and important. » more..

Coverage.py podcast

 6 August

I was a guest on the Podcast.__init__ podcast this week: Coverage.py with Ned Batchelder. We talk about coverage.py, how I got started on it, why it's good, why it's not good, how it works, and so on: » 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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