Python Learning: Automate Boring Stuff with Python | Chapter 8 : My Solution to Project: Backing Up a Folder into a Zip File

Just my solution to the project I found the solution to the project provided in the book really good, but it zipped the entire folder structure in the absolute path. Something I am not pleased with. By adding the filepath base name to the zipfile.Zipfile.write() function, after the absolute filepath (of the file to be […]

Python Learning: Automate Boring Stuff with Python | Making a directory and moving files into it

With this script we can make a new directory(if it does not exist) and move files with a given ending into the directory. This was not a task in the book, but just something I thought of solving. Quite interesting to know what you could do with string operations like “startWith” and “endWith”.

Python Learning: Automate Boring Stuff with Python | Chapter 8 : My Solution to Project Regex Search

Searching through a list of text files in a given directory … I personally found this enjoyable. It was easier to solve compared to last problem. What I can say at this stage is, learn how to search to documentation and google! It helps… heheh.. oh yea, leave your suggestions in the comment box. see […]

Python Learning: Automate Boring Stuff with Python | Chapter 8 : My Solution to Project Madlib

Creating MadLib:   It was quite a task to solve this problem but worth it. I learned how to retrieve command line arguments using sys module, regex to match and search for the keyword in a given string, and os to create new files and open files.  I think a step further would be to […]

What I learned today | Functional Js | Higher Order Functions – Chapter 4

If you came all the way from part 1, you should get the book: Functional JavaScript In the last post, we learned about Closures and Scopes. Today, we are addressing Higher Order Functions – Let’s do this! Higher Order Function A first-class function takes a function as an argument returns a function as a result […]

What I learned today | Functional Javascript: Variables Scope and Closures

Remember the Book: Functional JavaScript   So chapter 3 right?…hm Scopes From my understanding, where a variable lives, while the extent of a scope means how long a variable holds a value. Global Scope This has the longest lifespan when you declare a variable without the var, you are defining a global variable (accessible to […]

What I learned today | Functional Javascript | Chapter 2 | First-Class Functions and Applicative Programming

Hey!! you missed me ? no..okay .. so chapter 2 First Class Functions According to the author, I quote, “the term first class means that soething is just a value. Is one that can go anywhere that any other value can go”. Therefore a first class function is as shown below: var number = function(){return […]

Interesting ways to manipulate the DOM using (vanilla) JavaScript Part 2

Hope you found the part 1 helpful.. Okay, let’s begin… Styling style property to access a specific style property e.g. border-width, use selection.style.borderWidth or for background-color backgroundColor. getProperty, setProperty, removeProperty methods get – takes in only one argument; returns the value of that property e.g. selection.getProperty(“background-color”) set – updates the value of a specific property; […]