PyLadies at OpenAlt (CZ)

On the first November weekend Anežka Müller and me delivered a talk about PyLadies in the Czech Republic. We wanted to answer the questions people may have about what and why we do. We also shared some internal thoughts how we aim to build a sustainable format of community courses …



The debug tale

Debugging The word anyone attempting programming knows from the almost beginning. You know, the moment you learn: if it doesn't work, look at the traceback, then add 153 print statements, then try to understand where the heck you forgot the missing parenthesis. When some clever programmers told me to start …



Junior's mindset

The good, the bad and the scary Ups and downs of your next technical role can be stressful. They are to me. You are uncertain pretty much all the time and your experience from a different field doesn't really match the environment you look at. The good Let's start with …



Git submodules

As I swim through the new waters, some nasty gotchas wait for me in the currents. Overture Many times have I encountered a GitHub repository with some folders that look more like a hyperlink to another folders. An example from Pelican themes looks like that: Notice the icons with the …



Edulog #4

That's been a ride. A bit of cold in the middle of March and diving deep in RPM ecosystem. I tried to sink into Factorio to relax, but it keeps feeling as if I just went from one job to another. It has some real charm though, so I hope …



Draw a map! (2/2)

In the first part you've learned about a tool called uMap. For some use cases a static map is enough. OpenStreetMap is however very much alive and changes every second. You may want to reflect those changes in your map. Real time requests aren't feasible with current OSM state. If …



Edulog #3

I started the new job on March 1st and all of my unfinished texts remain this way. The format of this weekly accomplishments may become more bi-weekly... Last week I learned Mostly the stuff related to my new workplace. RPM packages My daily lecture - Packaging Guidelines And their Pythonic version …



Edulog #2

My "free" month is at its end and I decided to spend most of the time doing whatever I felt like to. This includes taking long walks, playing board games and watching Doctor Who's last season. I received plenty of information about onboarding at my new employer which is held …



Draw a map! (1/2)

uMap uMap is a tool to create custom maps on the OpenStreetMap layers. In order to start creating maps, one needs to have an OSM account and click on "Create a map" on the uMap homepage. There is a few possibilities how to get data to the map. Language course …



Edulog #1

Accomplishments Vege JMK - dynamic map showing raw data + GitHub repo with data static map showing preprocessed data (Proof of concept) I shall continue on the preprocessed one, it reflects the reality better. Last week I learned how to create maps using uMap, plenty of clicking and some fun included. how …