Author Archives: Roy
I’ve taken a shine to posting on the /r/learnpython subreddit recently and I have a noticed a trend over the last few days – quite a lot of people seem to be using the Holiday break to learn how to … Continue reading
I got my first ever tattoo this week. This is something I had been considering for a long while – about 5 years. I wanted something that reflected my obsession with technology, something that looked cool but also had a … Continue reading
I lied in my last post. I have decided to do one more ELI5, this time for Unit Tests. I decided to do this to help my classmates – Google is running a code retreat tomorrow at my university and … Continue reading
So, this ELI5 has been sitting in my drafts folder for a while. Not sure how that happened there! Woops! After some delay, here is the final EL15 for now – how to subclass an object!
Today I returned to university to do a postgrad after an 11 year absence. A lot had changed since my undergrad, mostly on the tech support side. My student webmail is on gmail now, printing costs money and WiFi is … Continue reading
For this ELI5 I’m gonna go over the @property and setter decorators. In my objects tutorial I mentioned that you can access and alter the content of attributes directly, but this is not always ideal. In other words, these allow … Continue reading
I recently started using spotify and immediately ran into a very frustrating issue – a bunch of my favourite songs were not available on the platform. While I had my own versions of these songs I needed a way to … Continue reading
In this week’s ELI5 tutorial I am going to combine my last two ELI5s and talk about special decorators in classes. The first two I will deal with are @classmethod and @staticmethod. These decorators can be very powerful and allow … Continue reading
In today’s ELI5 I will go over objects in python. This is going to be a long one, but by the end of it you will understand the basics of objects in python.