Learning Python

Learning Python

The time has arrived where I've needed to learn more Python for a project I'm working on.  Here, I share some resources, thoughts and tips in case you find yourself also needing to learn Python, too. Python is an interpreted object-oriented language. This means you...

Adobe How to – Illustrator

Adobe How to – Illustrator

Most Adobe programs have some things that are easy to do once you know how to do them, but if you don’t it’s not very intuitive so I thought I would do a list of things and tell or show you how to do them. Paste in place This is a very easy thing to do and can be very...

Git 101

Git 101

Git is an unbelievably useful tool for version control. It is used to keep a backup of your work that you can revert to if needed. Working with git you are able to make branches of your work. A branch is an independent line of development used when working on any new...

How to read and work with data in python

How to read and work with data in python

I've found that most of the tutorials for python data work are in videos.  While this can be good, it's not as easy to skim through for that one thing you are stuck on. So I thought I would cover some basics: how to read a csv and some simple data visualization. Read...

First Steps with PostgreSQL

First Steps with PostgreSQL

Most of my career I have spent in big organisations developing and maintaining enterprise-wide solutions. Therefore, so far I’ve mostly worked with MS SQL Server and only touched OracleDB a bit. But for a new, smaller project, I've uses PostgreSQL for the first time...

3 reasons why I like Python

3 reasons why I like Python

3 reasons why I enjoy coding with Python, and what I use it for (beginner)   I can’t be called a code monkey when compared to my colleagues, but recently I’ve found Python to be really helpful with some of my work tasks, so I signed up for a Udemy course to learn...