Mastodon is not an alternative to Twitter

The current events on Twitter are more exciting than some TV series. (I was about to quit Netflix.) Even though some journalists already see Twitter’s end, I think it’s open how this story ends. But I have to admit that it doesn’t look good for Twitter at the moment. Yesterday, hundreds of employees left Twitter …

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How to Fetch Hacker News from news.ycombinator.com?

Some time ago I familiarized myself with the topic of web scraping. As a programming language, the decision quickly falls on Python, since there are good libraries available for this task. When dealing with a new topic, it is not a bad idea to do so creating a self-developed program. The result is: fetch-hackernews. As …

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The structure of a Python project

A Python project may initially consist of only one or two files. In this case, you don’t have to worry about a project structure. But the situation is different if the program grows. In addition to the actual Python code files, documentation could also be added at some point. And as a rule, the tests …

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