For Loop vs. List Comprehension
Simple "for loops" can be replaced with a list comprehension. But is it going to make our code faster? And what limitations list comprehension has?
Dictionaries in the latest Python versions preserve the insertion order. So, is there any reason to use the OrderedDict as we used to do in the past?
Easy Speedup Wins With Numba
Numba library has plenty of tools to speed up your mathematical-heavy programs. From a simple @jit decorator, all the way to running your code on a CUDA GPU.
Find Item in a List
How to quickly find something in a collection of items, like a list or a range? When a generator expression is a great solution, and when it's not?
Ask for Forgiveness or Look Before You Leap?
Is it faster to "ask for forgiveness" or "look before you leap" in Python? And when it's better to use one over the other?
Writing Faster Python - Introduction
Introduction to the "Writing Faster Python" series. What it is about, how do I benchmark, frequently asked questions, and additional resources.
Let's Write an IPython Extension the Hard Way
How a 5-minute hack for %reload function turned into a rabbit hole of different Python tools and techniques.
18 Plugins for Writing Python in VS Code
List of my favorite VS Code plugins that helps me build Python application.
My Favorite Macbook Tools
I'm programming on a Macbook, and I love it. Here are some of the tools that make my life easier.