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15th June 2022

Memory Management in Python - Part 2: Equality

When are two Python objects the same? What does that even mean? Join me for a tour of some of CPython’s dark memory magic and unintuitive behaviours.

(Part 2 of the “Pointers? In My Python?” series.)

26th May 2022

Building A Python Code Completer at PyCon US 2022

Code completion is almost magic, and it makes writing code feel so good. But how does it actually work? Meredydd built a code completion engine from scratch - and in this talk, recorded at PyCon US 2022, he’ll tell you its secrets.
20th May 2022

Memory Management in Python - Part 1: What Are Pointers?

Join me for a tour of some of CPython’s dark memory magic and unintuitive behaviours! This blog post is the first in a three-part write-up of a conference talk I gave in 2021.
13th May 2022

A Guide to Styling Apps with CSS

Want more control over the look of your Anvil apps? This guide teaches you the basics of using CSS in Anvil to style your web apps.
13th of April 2022

Build a Web App with Pandas

In this tutorial, we will walk through the process of building a dashboard using Pandas.
7th April 2022

OAuth and OIDC: What You Need To Know

In today’s blog post, learn everything you never knew you needed to know about OpenID Connect - the SSO technology behind ‘Sign in with Google or Facebook’ - and about OAuth, the standard that drives it.
1st of April 2022

Client vs Server Code in Anvil

When you write code in an Anvil app, it runs on either the client-side or the server-side. But what is the client and the server, and why do we run code in two different places? This article is a introduction to the difference between client-side and server-side code in Anvil.
25th of March 2022

Integrate your QuickBooks data into your own Anvil app

Want to view your accounting data at a glance, or show it to others without giving them access to your QuickBooks? Read on to see how to do just that in Anvil.
10th of March 2022

Draw FusionCharts with Python

Use the awesome FusionCharts library directly from Python in the browser!
2nd March 2022

Craft A Conference Talk Proposal That Sparks Joy

So you’re interested to talk at a software conference - that’s great!

But how do you propose a talk, and what sorts of proposals are attractive to conference organisers?

24th February 2022

A Gentle Introduction to SAML Authentication

In today’s blog post, we take a demystifying dive into the deep dark world of SAML authentication.
16th February 2022

An SSO primer: what is it, and how does it work?

Are you getting tired of having too many online identities? Keep forgetting passwords, and having to log in to a bunch of different services every time you surf the web? It’s time to learn about SSO.