Wow! I can’t believe it. I’ve been blogging for 10 years! Where did time go? July 16th 2010 is when I posted the first time to this blog. It was a post saying “I’m game” and I included Radia Perlman’s
A colleague needed to connect to several Cisco devices, run some show commands, and save the output. I decided it would be good to practice my Python skills so I coded something together. Why didn’t do you do this in
Python classes are very useful when you need to create objects with the same characteristics. This is often referred to as Object Oriented Programming (OOP). Not having much of a programming background, I found classes to be a bit confusing,
Time for another Python challenge. This time it’s the palindrome challenge. What is a palindrome? A palindrome is a word, number, phrase, or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward. Some examples are level, radar, stats.
As part of Nick Russo’s DevAsc study plan, he recommends doing a few Python challenges to check your existing knowledge of Python. One of these is the Divisors challenge. The goal of of this exercise is to take a number,
For those that follow me on Twitter, you probably know that I’m an avid runner and post some of my experiences there. My current goal is to become a sub 20 minute 5km runner, which is turning out to be
Introduction Linux is becoming more and more prominent in the networking industry. Many of us come from a mixed background and have varying levels of knowledge of Linux. I’ve been around Linux for a long time but really never got
Introduction XML, or Extensible Markup Language, rounds out the usual suspects of YAML, JSON, and XML. It’s probably my least favorite of the three, but knowledge of XML is needed when working with code. XML is, of course, related to