Tag: Python
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
12 Nov, 2019

Basic Rules Engine Design Pattern

In today’s posts, I want to share with you one of my favorite design patterns. I’ve used this design pattern in countless situations in multiple different languages, but it is the most useful when creating and managing rules. In the following simplified scenario, I want to validate a Recording...
Rob Giseburt
Rob Giseburt
25 Jul, 2019

Use Python without Installing Python – the Docker Approach

While writing the Industrial IoT series, I came up with this trick that may be of use to you as well. Installing python can be a daunting task. If you are reading this from a web search, then you likely already know this. I will quickly cover how first...
Jason Mao
Jason Mao
05 Oct, 2017

The Steady Stream of New Products from AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has long been the leader in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). However, there’s been a veritable Cambrian explosion of new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) products coming out of the AWS teams that further embrace AWS’s serverless/pay-as-you-go-ism. In the last 24 months or so, AWS...
Uzair Madani
Uzair Madani
06 Sep, 2017

Python Virtual Environments

Overview Python Virtual environments are tools that can isolate a workspace in order to maintain project dependencies. Without this, packages will be installed globally causing potential clashes of versions for different projects and a convoluted system space. In addition to preventing those conflicts, virtual environments also allow for easier...