Outlook Appointments from Website

Francisco Barcena - April 02, 2019

It all started with a simple request. "We want our clients to stop calling" said someone in the meeting. This wouldn't make sense to anyone running a business, at least during the first couple of seconds after hearing it. They wanted clients to stop calling to book appointments and instead allow them to book appointments online. But the…

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Is this pythonic code?

Francisco Barcena - August 13, 2018

I love the Python programming language because of its standard data types: Numbers, Strings, Lists, Tuples, and Dictionaries. They allow your imagination to just run wild in how you implement a solution. If you dig deeper, your code will begin to converge toward the effective style that makes up coding the "pythonic" way. Pythonic code…

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Francisco Barcena - July 16, 2018

SQL stands for Structured Query Language and there are many database technologies that make use of SQL, for example MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and SQLite3. Back when I was gaining experience, I did work for a software company that had a proprietary database language, it was slightly different than SQL, but had all the same functionality,…

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