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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Can a programmer become YouTube famous?

Francisco Barcena - June 01, 2016

Yes. "How famous?" Not very. "How quickly?" Not very. After the previous, one might think I'm one to see the cup half empty. But let my YouTube videos state the contrary. The cup is twice the height it needs to be (I read that last sentence somewhere. I don't take credit for it). I am not a pessimist. I'm one to think. I will not become…

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Programming a Web Application

Francisco Barcena - March 31, 2016

Hi, I just uploaded the first video of a series I am producing called "Programming a Job Box Web App". The series' aim is to display the development process of a simple web application. It is recommended for anyone with a couple hundred hours of programming experience under their belt and anyone that has a general curiosity of how one…

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