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Python Overview

By: Stephen Patrick | 29 May 2016 | Category: Python Introduction

Python Overview

Python is a high level programming language. Python is also an interpreted programming language, it has a large following which includes the scientific community. Python is a general purpose programming language and, is one of the most popular dynamic, programming languages, along with Perl, Ruby.

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Python Pip Setup

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup

Python Pip Setup

PIP is a package management tool. It allows you to manage python software packages. Pip can stand for either "Pip Installs Packages" or "Pip Installs Python". Pip is useful as it allows you to automate the installation of packages.

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Python VirtualEnv

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup

Python VirtualEnv

Python virtual environment is useful Python tool, to create isolated environments for developing, and executing Python code. Consider, developing python code, without using this tool or any other tool for that matter. We install a version of python, and the dependencies (python packages) we need to develop and run our application. The python version we use, is most likely installed globally on our system. When we install packages these packages are installed into the global python installation.

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What Is Python Used For

By: Stephen Patrick | 29 May 2016 | Category: Python Introduction

What Is Python Used For

Python is a general purpose programming language. It can be used for a wide variety of tasks and applications. Some of these include Systems Programming, Image Processing, Internet Programming, Scientific Computing, Database Programming, and Game Programming.

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Python VirtualEnvWrapper

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup

Python VirtualEnvWrapper

Python virtual environment wrapper is a tool which simplifies working with virtualenv. It provides simplified commands and places all your virtual environments in one place. Therefore, we recommend if you decide to use virtual environment you also install VirtualEnvWrapper

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How Is Python Supported

By: Stephen Patrick | 29 May 2016 | Category: Python Introduction

How Is Python Supported

Python is supported by the Python Software Foundation. The Python Software Foundation is a non profit organization that supports Python. The Organization deals with intellectual property issues, and, promotes python through conferences which are some of the largest python conferences in the world.

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Python Hello World

By: Stephen Patrick | 29 May 2016 | Category: Python Introduction

Python Hello World

A first example in Python Programming. We will use the python command line interpreter to demonstrate some examples. To start the python command line start your version of python on the command line. The python print command prints to the standard output.

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Python Setup Windows

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup Windows

Python Setup Windows

Python is able to run on the windows platform. The first step is deciding on what version of python you wish to install. Python at the time of writing can be classified into two main versions. Python 2.X and Python 3. If you need to support Python 2.X and the code you are are using does not support Python 3 then you should stick with Python version 2.X.

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Python Pip Setup Windows

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup Windows

Python Pip Setup Windows

With Python 2.X Pip is already installed if you have a version greater than 2.7.9. For Python 3.X, if you are using a version greater than Python 3.4 Pip comes installed by default. However you will need to upgrade PIP.

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Python VirtualEnvWrapper Install Windows

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup Windows

Python VirtualEnvWrapper Install Windows

As we mentioned to install virtualenvwrapper on Linux we can use virtualenvwrapper. However, on windows is not that convenient to use virtualenvwrapper as this gives us a script for running on a Linux shell. Instead we can use a tool specifically for windows called virtualenvwrapper-win.

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Python VirtualEnvWrapper Install Linux

By: Stephen Patrick | 28 May 2016 | Category: Python Setup Linux

Python VirtualEnvWrapper Install Linux

To install virtualEnvWrapper you can use PIP. You must also call the virtualenvwrapper.sh shell script to initialize the tool. It is recommended you put this into your shell start up script. The WORKON_HOME environment variable sets the location of where the virutal environment

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Python Image Processing Overview

By: Stephen Patrick | 20 Oct 2016 | Category: Python Image Processing Introduction

Python Image Processing Overview

Python provides a number of image processing packages. It is also relatively easy to integrate with other image processing libraries. But before getting to that let us quickly review what exactly an image is. Every bitmap image consists of a number of pixels. Pixels are the raw data that produce an image. A pixel is the lowest level of granularity. We can consider an image as a grid, where each column contains a pixel.

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NLTK Python Tokenizing To Sentences

By: Stephen Patrick | 05 Jul 2016 | Category: Python NLTK Tokenization

NLTK Python Tokenizing To Sentences

The Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) provides types for tokenizing text. Tokenization is a method for breaking up text into different levels of granularity. For example, given some text, we can break it up into paragraphs, sentences, and words. We mentioned different levels of granularity, as the level you choose to work at is normally related to the task that you are preforming.

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