From nothing to daily use - How Python changed my work life
What happens when you take a Digital Preservation Analyst, an introduction to Python, and 18 months of learning? The answer is... a glut of tool building, problem solving and all round reliance on Python as a primary resource.
@ Kiwi PyCon 2013 - Sunday, 08 Sep 2013 - Track 1
I will share my experiences of writing small python tools to help me to solve the daily challenges of my job. I'm a very novice Python coder, and have only really been using
The range of tools I've used/built include:-
file format conversion, db building/analysing, XML wrangling, text data wrangling, object administration (inc. cleaning and audit), webscraping and basic workflow automation...
I will share some (terribly coded) examples of how I solve analysis challenges, share some limitations I have found being a solo novice coder on the edge of a professional IT environment, and ask for your guidance in how to maintain the same rate of learning in the coding space.
Title will change to be something more pithy.