Ned Batchelder

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Candy in my pocket

 18 November

Let me tell you a modern-day horror story: for almost ten days, I didn't have a phone! » more..

Finding your first OSS project

 11 November

Running in the circles I do, I often hear the question, "Where's a good open source project to start off contributing to?" The last time this came up, I asked on Twitter and got some good replies. » more..

Toxic experts

 2 November

I wrote Big-O: how code slows as data grows to explain Big-O notation. My goal was to explain it in broad strokes for people new to the idea. » more..

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..

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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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