Using Python to find occurrences of Friday the 13th

Fri 13 September 2013 by Matthew Scott

Happy Friday the 13th!

For some, Friday the 13th is thought of to be rare and superstitious.

Approximately 1 out of 30 people occasionally have their birthday on a Friday the 13th. (And who doesn’t like having a birthday on a Friday?)

Superstition and late Friday nights aside, let ...

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Using functools.partial to join paths in Python

Sat 23 March 2013 by Matthew Scott

While writing a new test module earlier today, I had to repeatedly load files from a directory of test data.

The Functional Programming with Python given at US PyCon 2013 by Mike Müller of Python Academy inspired me to brush up on the functools module in the Python standard library ...

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