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Programming for the Web has become a hot topic since the rise of “Web 2.0”, which focuses on user-generated content on web sites. It has always been possible to use Python for creating web sites, but it was a rather tedious task. Therefore, many frameworks and helper tools have been created to assist developers in creating faster and more robust sites.
snippet - Python: convert po to mo
19 May, 2016
This snippet shows you how to convert po files to mo files. Po is the raw plain-text translation file with key value storage format. Mo files are compiled po files, binary format allows you to read...
snippet - Python: Read and decode json file
11 May, 2016
Read and decode json file in Python. You can use the same method for regular json strings.
snippet - Python: Pretty Print Array
11 May, 2016
Pretty print array, meaning that you print array, dictionary, object or any non string format in human-friendly way. This is great for terminal / command line. When you are looking for something for...
snippet - Python define an array
4 May, 2016
This short snippet shows how to define an array in Python.
snippet - Python: Get Current Time with Timezone
3 Feb, 2016
Get current time with timezone in Python. This can be achieved using a library named arrow. It's a datetime library for correct and easy calculations using only one library.
snippet - Python generate HMAC-SHA-256 from string
2 Feb, 2016
Generating hmac involves using "private" key. So you you need to "double encode it". In python you can achieve it using two libraries hashlib and hmac.
snippet - SQLAlchemy: Add Column Collation to Column Creation
1 Feb, 2016
Add column collation to column creation in SQLAlchemy. Optional, a column-level collation for use in DDL and CAST expressions. Renders using the COLLATE keyword supported by SQLite, MySQL, and...
written tutorial - Running Django on Apache and MySQL
30 Jan, 2016
If you plan to use Python for your web backend then you might want to consider Django as there are many good libraries that you need for web development.
snippet - SQLAlchemy: Create Table Column using Decimal and Tinyint
29 Jan, 2016
Using SQLAlchemy to create table columns. To use numeric data types you have to use mysql dialects.
written tutorial - Running Python on Apache
8 Nov, 2015
Using Python in the web. Setup Apache the way that you can run Python backend on it.