How to Use the Twython (Twitter) Python library

Python is a very versatile language with a very diverse library ecosystem. That’s why their motto is “batteries included” – and boy are they right! Using Python, you can connect and interact with a wide array of social networks including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Today, I want to show you how to perform some basic […]

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Introduction to Python on AWS with Boto

Amazon Web Services offer us all cheap, ready access to serious cloud computing infrastructure. So how do we run Python on it? Setting up Python on Amazon EC2 EC2 is Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud. It’s the service used to create and operate virtual machines on AWS. You can interact with these machines using SSH, but […]

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Introduction to Python’s TkInter

At some point in your Python experience, you might want to create a program with a graphical user interface or GUI (pronounced “gooey” by most). Many toolkits for Python exist to accomplish this, including Python’s own native GUI library, TkInter. Setting up GUIs in Tkinter isn’t complicated, though in the end it depends on the […]

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