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Learning Python Part 2

Strings are at the heart of many programs. We asks our users for information that our code requires to do the task. We provide feedback to the users when the task has completed or failed. We share information with other systems. This is almost always done using strings and string manipulation. In part 2 we are going to look at how we use strings. How we can change these strings using the Python library.

Learning Python Part 1

Let’s begin with some information regarding Python. It has been around since 1991, that is an impressive 26 years. It is an open source language driven by the community and managed by the Python Software Foundation. Python focuses on readability and features multiple programming paradigms. So whether you are completely new to programming, come from an object orientated background or even feel more comfortable with a functional approach, Python has you covered.

AWS S3 Sync Local

Sync a local folder to an AWS S3 bucket I’ve been playing around with AWS services, the simplest of which is probably S3, the Simple Storage Service. In fact, this website is provided using an AWS S3 bucket. What is an AWS S3 bucket? An AWS S3 bucket is essentially a folder like on your computer but in the cloud. You can store almost anything in a S3 bucket be it images, mp3’s, videos or documents.