Irrational Exuberance!

Quick tutorial on using GraphQL with Python.

November 18, 2018 Having spent some time earlier this year experimenting with gRPC for defining and integrating server/client pairs, this weekend I wanted to spend a bit of time doing a similar experiment with GraphQL. I couldn't find any particularly complete tutorials for doing this in Python, so I've written up what I hope is a useful collection of notes for someone looking to try out GraphQL in Python.

Analyzing cross-service requests with Apache Beam.

November 26, 2017 A quick exploration of using Apache Beam to compile request spans into complete request traces across multiple services.

War Card Game in Python

December 2, 2012 A simple implementation of the war card game in Python, made for an interview some time back.

Extraction: Get Metadata from HTML Documents

November 23, 2012 As part of a toy project I'm playing with I needed to extract titles, summaries and images, so I threw that together as the extraction library.

Creating Multi-Worksheet Excel Docs with xlwt

November 4, 2012 xlwt is a great little Python module, this tutorial walks through the steps of using it to create a multi-worksheet Excel with cross-referencing formulas.