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Verticles: the basic processing units of Vert.x

From Vert.x in Action by Julien Ponge

This article talks about what verticles are and delves a bit into how they work and how to write them.

Namespacing with Python

From Practices of the Python Pro by Dane Hillard

The article explores the concept of namespaces and how Python uses them to help make code better.

Using Option in Scala, Part 3: for-comprehension

From Get Programming with Scala by Daniela Sfregola

The final part of the article series digs into using “for-comprehension” to chain optional values together.

Using Markup Languages with Hugo

From Hugo in Action by Atishay Jain

Hugo supports a variety of markup languages for generating content. Markdown is the most popular amongst them and most widely used.

In this article we’ll create formatted posts using Markdown to fill up the content pages used in the website for Acme Corporation.

What is a Unit Test? Part 1: an introduction

From Unit Testing: Principles, Practices, and Patterns by Vladimir Khorikov

This article covers:

  • Definition of a unit test
  • The differences between shared, private, and volatile dependencies
  • The two schools of unit testing: classical and London
  • The differences between unit, integration, and end-to-end tests

Serverless made Effortless

From Terraform in Action by Scott Winkler

This article discusses how Terraform can make serverless infrastructure easy and painless to use.

Deep Learning for Image-Like Data

From Probabilistic Deep Learning with Python by Oliver Dürr, Beate Sick, and Elvis Murina

This article discusses using deep learning for data that act like images.

The Beauty of Natural Language Processing

From Machine Learning for Business by Doug Hudgeon and Richard Nichol

This article explores the amazing potential of natural language processing and some of its associated difficulties.

Evaluating a Classification Model with a Spam Filter

From Practical Data Science with R, Second Edition by Nina Zumel and John Mount

This article discusses how one can experiment with the effectiveness of a classification model using a spam filter.

The Transient Lifestyle

From Dependency Injection, Principles, Practices, and Patterns by Steven van Deursen and Mark Seemann

This articles explains the Transient Lifestyle: what it is and when you might want to use it.

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