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Sentiment Classification Using a Large Movie Review Dataset, Part 1

From Machine Learning with TensorFlow, Second Edition by Chris Mattmann

This article covers using text and word frequency (Bag of Words) to represent sentiment.

Detecting Word Types with POS Tagging, Part 2

From Getting Started with Natural Language Processing by Ekaterina Kochmar

This article shows you how to extract the meaningful bits of information from raw text and how to identify their roles. Once you have roles identified, you can move on to syntactic parsing.

Changing Data Classification through Processing

This is an excerpt from a draft of chapter 10 of my book, Azure Data Engineering, which deals with compliance. In this article we’ll look at a few techniques to transform sensitive user data into less sensitive data. In the book, this includes code samples for implementation on Azure Data Explorer, which are omitted from this article. Let’s start with a couple of definitions.

Writing Good Assertions

From Testing JavaScript Applications by Lucas da Costa

In this article, I will teach you techniques to help you write better assertions. You will learn how to make them catch as many bugs as possible, without having to update tests too often, lessening your maintenance burden.

Data Authentication with Keyed Hashing

By Dennis Byrne

This article explores securing data using keyed hashing in Python.

The What and Why of Domain-Specific Languages

From Domain-Specific Languages Made Easy by Meinte Boersma A domain-specific language is a software language that allows domain experts to capture their knowledge in a precise enough way to make that executable. The following article is a standalone excerpt from… Continue Reading →

Password Strength: generating a secure and memorable password

From Tiny Python Projects by Ken Youens-Clark

This article delves into how to make really memorable and secure passwords—with Python!

Detecting Word Types with Part-of-Speech Tagging, part 1

From Getting Started with Natural Language Processing by Ekaterina Kochmar

This article shows you how to extract the meaningful bits of information from raw text and how to identify their roles. Let’s first look into why identifying roles is important.

Testing with Node, Jest, and JSDOM

From Testing JavaScript Applications by Lucas da Costa

In this article, you’ll learn how to use Node and Jest to test code written to run in a browser.

What Are Web APIs?

From Developing Microservice APIs with Python by Jose Haro Peralta

In this article we will explain what web APIs are. You will learn that a web API is a specific instance of the more general concept of Application Programming Interface (API). It is important to understand that an API is just a layer on top of an application, and that there are many different types of interfaces.

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