Monthly Archives: October 2012

Geeking at the mouth

OK, I so very much enjoyed this exercise Charles wrote on identifying functions, I just had to give it its own post.  I’m positively geeking at the mouth about it.  I already love puzzles, so I was hooked from the start. … Continue reading

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Gratefully accepting help

I’ve had some great teachers in my life who have helped me grow as a person and as a student.  This is the first time, however, that I’ve had a mentor outside of academia. I don’t know quite what to … Continue reading

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Part the third: in which our heroine experiences disquiet

I’m now 4 weeks in to this great learning adventure, and am increasingly daunted by the breadth of tools I need to be comfortable with now that my work is no longer contained to a couple of .py files. It … Continue reading

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Learn all of the things!

This morning I learned regular expressions.  Around 2 hrs into the exercises a had a sudden moment, looking at some expression that consisted of a line of seemingly random characters.  There were letters, numbers, slashes, brackets, braces, and parentheses making … Continue reading

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Here goes!

For someone who has always been in love with the written word, and a consumate consumer of narrative, it’s surprisingly hard to contribute even a single post to the ocean of text already out there in the great wide world, … Continue reading

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