Ned Batchelder

Getting Started Testing with pytest

20 February

Next week I am presenting Getting Started Testing: pytest edition at Boston Python (event page). » more..

Re-using my presentations

13 February

Yesterday I got an email saying that someone in Turkey had stolen one of my presentations. The email included a YouTube link. » more..

sys.getsizeof is not what you want

9 February

This week at work, an engineer mentioned that they were looking at the sizes of data returned by an API, and it was always coming out the same, which seemed strange. It turned out the data was a dict, and they were looking at the size with sys.getsizeof. » more..

Color palette tools

15 January

Two useful sites for choosing color palettes, both from map-making backgrounds. They both consider qualitative, sequential, and diverging palettes as different needs, which I found insightful. » 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

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Text

words I wrote

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