Day 18: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Data Crunching¶
Data crunching: basically, turning something – text files (JSON, CSV, etc), Excel, into Python objects, e.g. lists and dictionaries.
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For next Tuesday¶
Regarding: First Bot
Get your bot to the point where you have a
bot.py script with a
bot method, and we can run it like this:
import bot from library_whatever import * bot.bot('hello world')
My food-finding bot in progress:
Simple death penalty bot:
Understanding web apps¶
On Tuesday, we’re going to do a whirlwind setup of building and deploying a web-app. I’ll try to make it as step-by-step as possible, but I highly recommend walking through this excellent First News App tutorial by the L.A. Times. Even if you’re new to HTML and what a web app is, it’s a nice introduction to what a web app is – basically, a program for showing fancy text strings.
geocoder library: https://geocoder.readthedocs.io/
Or, use my script based off of Mapzen: