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Using databases for storing data may sound much more complicated …

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Last week we have seen how to store data into …

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Storing data to reuse it later is a central part in most Python applications. Whether …

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We are going to cover from the basics of error handling to defining your own exceptions. You will learn why sometimes it is better not to catch exceptions and how to develop a pattern that can be useful for future users of your code. Exceptions are a crucial part of …

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If you have ever followed a guide on how to start programming, most likely you have encounter reflections about the importance of adding comments to your code. Comments allow you to understand what the developer was thinking when programming, maybe left some traces of what could be improved. If you …

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Probably you have run into the problem of wanting to update a plot while acquiring a signal, but finding that Python is busy during the acquisition. This happens, for example, when functions or methods take long to execute and you can't regain control until it is done. Python has at …

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Python is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language. Object-oriented programming is a programming design that allows developers not only to define the type of data of a variable but also the operations that can act on that data. For example, a variable can be of type integer, float, string, etc. We …

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Decorators are a very useful programming pattern that allows changing the behavior of functions with little refactoring. Decorators allow developers to abstract common options from functions, but mastering their use in Python can be challenging. In this article, we are going to go in depth regarding different options when implementing …

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This article is part of a series of articles relating to data storage with Python. The other articles are:

When dealing with large amounts of data, either experimental or …

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Python is rich in resources that can shorten the time it takes to develop new programs and simplify repetitive tasks. Decorators are one of such elements but more often than not they are not considered by less experienced developers. Adding decorators to the syntactic toolbox can be of great use …

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When you start developing software, it is of utmost importance to have an isolated programming environment in which you can control precisely the packages installed. This will allow you, for example, to use experimental libraries without overwriting software that other programs use on your computer. Isolated environments allow you, for …

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In the lab, it is common to find different computers connected to specific devices. For example,when you keep older PCs which are able to communicate with very specific hardware. You may also have different computers when there are mobile instruments that you share among different users. In these situations …

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