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10 common beginner mistakes in Python

An overview of some of the mistakes that are commonly made by the beginners in Python.
17th October 2017 09:07
by oduvan
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Memory optimization with Python slots

_slots__ were initially designed in order to optimize memory in Python, but soon people realized that this feature can do a lot of other cool things.
10th October 2017 07:44
by oduvan
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Context manager in Python

Behind the scenes of how the context managers and the "with" statement work in Python.
3rd October 2017 11:22
by oduvan
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How did Python3 lose cmp in sorted?

In Python2 you could sort iterable not only by specifying a key, but also by specifying a function for cmp argument for sorted function.
26th September 2017 21:04
by oduvan
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Hashable data types and why do we need those

Reviewing some of the notes concerning hashes in Python.
19th September 2017 11:19
by oduvan
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Asynchronous Python for the Complete Beginner

Intro into the basic asynchronous Python.
12th September 2017 10:58
by oduvan
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Creating Missions on CheckiO

Going through the journey of the every new mission on CheckiO.
1st September 2017 08:46
by oduvan

Understanding IS Operator

Going through some magic tricks of IS operator.
28th August 2017 08:55
by oduvan
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How big is the Python Family

Various members of a big Python family. What kind of Python implementations are there?
18th August 2017 11:43
by oduvan
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TOP 5 Сlassiс Free Python Books

A short overview of the TOP 5 Classic Free Python learning books along with their authors.
10th August 2017 07:43
by oduvan
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Cryptography for dummies: encryption with the examples

Let’s try to figure out how cryptography actually works on specific examples.
4th August 2017 13:50
by oduvan
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Crazy August

Results of relaxing July, new missions and how crazy August will look like.
1st August 2017 12:58
by oduvan
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New Interval Missions

Two new Interval Missions, two new missions with Editors' Choice Solutions and our research about hardest missions on CheckiO.
27th July 2017 08:44
by oduvan
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Collaboration is the key

Completely Empty, Cut Sentence, What can you do with solutions and StefanPochmann in one short blog-post
18th July 2017 12:07
by oduvan

Results of the first week

Reverse Roman Numerals is no longer in random review mode, one more mission had been released last week and our top3 leaders you can find in this blog post about the first week of relax-July.
11th July 2017 12:41
by oduvan

Relax and have some fun on July

This month we will release a lot of small and short missions, so you can check how creative can be CheckiO community with Python.
4th July 2017 13:20
by oduvan

What can you do with solutions

Hi guys We no longer support Python 2.7, and we have begun working on speed optimization. One of the biggest updates was released just recently, which allow pages related to user solutions to work much faster. Since we mentioned solutions let’s go through all the related features.
27th June 2017 20:37
by oduvan
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Last Week Tonight

A new CheckiO mission based on HBO's show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver finally released.
30th May 2017 09:48
by oduvan
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Python 3 Only

All solutions have finally been migrated to Python 3. All SendGrid mission are in Normal Mode, so you can see solutions LeaderBoard.
18th May 2017 07:13
by oduvan
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New Unique CheckiO Island

Hey! A brand new Island has been released on CheckiO! It’s called SendGrid Island! There are several unique things with this island you’ll want to check out...
27th April 2017 07:04
by oduvan
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