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Three mathematicians discuss a beautiful flower garden and the coloured flowers within.

Two realtors discuss who's netting the award for highest average commission, but it isn't clear who the winner is...

Today I learned how to use JavaScript functions in PyScript.

Today I learned about PyScript, a tool that lets you run Python in your HTML!

Today I learned how to use rich for beautiful tracebacks in the REPL and how to use it to log prettier exceptions.

Today I learned how you can do beautiful console logging by using the module rich.

Here is how you can commit only part of a file with git.

This is the story of how I started contributing to open source and, in particular, how I tackled issue #2073 of the well-known Python library rich, by Will McGugan.

How can you swap the coloured pegs if they can only march forward?

Learn how to do code syntax highlighting in PowerPoint!

Please help me identify these 100 light bulbs by turning ON and OFF their switches.

Join me in solving the word game Wordle in (Dyalog) APL.

Let me show you characteristics of APL that will influence your understanding of programming concepts and the way you use other languages.

We discuss the look-and-say sequence, its behaviour, variations of it, and a Python implementation.

Today I learned how to install the starship cross-shell prompt on Windows for the PowerShell.

Today I learned that the length of the terms of the “look-and-say” sequence has a well-defined growth rate.

Today I learned about the fundamental pandas data type Series.

Can you find the centre of the circle with just five lines?

Today I learned how to use the function pandas.show_versions to get system diagnostic information.

Today I learned how to run the black Python code formatter as a pre-commit hook on git.