Python Mocks: a gentle introduction - Part 1
Articles about programming in various languages, mainly Python but also Scala, Erlang, C. Other topics I discuss are algorithms, compilers, architectures, operating systems, testing.More
All my retroprogramming articles, bits and bytes, and low level investigations. Home of the "Exploring the Amiga" series. Beware of the dragons!More
Flask project setup
Have you ever started working on a web application project just to find yourself swamped in a bunch of files and directories with silly names and without a clear picture of what is really going on? In this series of post I show you how to properly set up a Flask application using TDD, Docker, Postgres and more.
TDD in Python with pytest
You might have heard of TDD and tests, but are they part of your workflow? Do you think that writing tests is a useless waste of time, or that it's too complicated for a beginner? Beginner or not, join me in this series of posts where I create a very simple Python class from scratch using a strict TDD approach, and discover the joy of tested, reliable, well-designed code.
A game of tokens
Clean Architectures in Python
The clean architecture is the opposite of spaghetti code, where everything is interlaced and there are no single elements that can be easily detached from the rest and replaced without the whole system collapsing. The main point of the clean architecture is to make clear "what is where and why", and this should be your first concern while you design and implement a software system, whatever architecture or development methodology you want to follow.