Andreas Bergström

Full Stack Web Developer

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Aug 1, 2019
Running tests in parallel with Django and PyCharmThese days it is hard to come across any consumer device that only has one CPU-core. And even though most computers rel...
Apr 16, 2019
Python Tips and Gotchas #4 - Understand truthy and falsyTruthy and falsy are the ways values implicitly converts to booleans when used in if-expressions, and are different to ...
Apr 16, 2019
Python Tips and Gotchas #3 - Be more effecient with the REPLThe REPL is certainly one of Python's most unique features. While there are other languages that also provides some kin...
Apr 16, 2019
Python Tips and Gotchas #2 - Microseconds and accuracy in time.sleep()The sleep function in the time module can be used to halt execution for a given number of seconds. But it is easy to mi...
Apr 2, 2019
Using PyCharm scratch files with Django[Scratches](https://www.jetbrains.com/help/pycharm/scratches.html) are a great feature in PyCharm that are going to spe...
Mar 31, 2019
Python Tips and Gotchas #1 - Replace literals with constants in if-expressionsWhenever you need to check the value of a basic data type, the most straight-forward solution is to use literals: {{< ...
Mar 28, 2019
Master date and time handling in PythonIt might seem like a basic advice, but you will be suprised how much time you can save by simply learning how to proper...
Mar 20, 2019
Python random name generatorGenerates a random name-like string, uses a generator function to yield each letter. [Gist on Github](https://gist.gi...
Mar 6, 2019
Comments in HugoThis site is powered by Hugo, a static site generator for Hugo. It sits in the same category as Jekyll (Ruby), Pelican ...
Mar 5, 2019
Better Python Command Line Arguments with argparseIf you search for information on how to write Python modules that accepts command line arguments, you are very likely t...
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