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Andy Lu

A Python developer with a knack for math. TKD black belt, ask me about 2013. Applied Math Alum @SMU, but I can tell you all about commutative rings too. https://www.pbk.org/

Education

B.S. Applied Mathematics

Work

Software Engineer at Stitch Data

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When do you use Apache Kafka instead of REST and vice versa?

These are two very different things in my mind, and not somet...

Project Euler #5 - Finding the Smallest Multiple

Clojure (defn euler-5 [x] (let [gcd (fn [x y] (if (zer...

5 Keyboard Shortcuts to Navigate Your Code Faster

Does Delete Lines in VS Code work with right Command?

Good keyboards matter.

I've reached the point of no return and find it harder and ...

Python for Bash

I caught a bug in my code! Thank you for pointing it out! ...

Python for Bash

Nothing as far as I can tell. Example 1 uses subprocess.ch...

Python for Bash

I should be the one thanking you, this is so cool!

Python for Bash

Thanks, glad you enjoyed it! I concede to the point that ...

Explain Encapsulation and Polymorphism Like I'm Five

Polymorphism: You have a tool, all it does is peel fruit, n...

Managing Your Personal Sprints w/ Trello

Board not found. This board may be private. If someone gav...

What are your sources for daily knowledge chunks?

I recently got a Medium Membership and it's definitely been...

If you could not code anymore, what would you do?

You could make spoons! Just be careful because the knives a...

If you could not code anymore, what would you do?

Also, what's your answer Christian?

If you could not code anymore, what would you do?

I'm assuming the question is "if you could not code anymore...

How to set up a short feedback loop as a solo coder

I was just thinking about this topic today, thank you for w...

How long do you spend learning to code?

I don't have enough experience to say if the feeling of bei...

What kind of keyboard you are using?

Check out Karabiner. I used to use it back on Yosemite- or ...

What kind of keyboard you are using?

I don't know why I didn't think to ask this question myself...

What's your ideal way of learning? 🤔

I think the most ideal way to learn is to have someone next...

Let's discuss inspiration and tools to form a better design process

There's Site Inspire Unmatched Style (but navigate to th...

How do you keep up with all of your favorite blogs?

So dev.to is your main source of programming related articl...

What are some stuff that you wish somebody told you when you started learning Vim?

Try and think of Vim as a language and the commands have so...

Welcome Thread - v12

Hey everyone! I am excited to have found this site (throug...

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