Retool is the fast way to build internal tools
Retool is the fast way for developers to build and share internal tools. Drag and drop components to create apps. Seamlessly switch between a visual builder and code to define how they look, act, and connect to data. The result—less tedious work and more user-friendly apps for every team.
Published: 23 September 2021
I'd say one of the most difficult parts of coding is the interface between the data and what we see. Obviously this isn't as applicable if you're building a data pipeline, moreso for the applications that have some visual element. In this article, Daniel Holden discusses how to reconcile what we see and what the computer experiences when characters move in a videogame.
Published: 19 October 2021
Packages are a convenient method for sharing code with the language-specific community. For Python, setuptools and distutils stood out for a long time as the most common options for building packages. In this informative article, Paul Ganssle discusses the history of building packages in Python and how the recent shift in focus for the setuptools team has changed the best practices for creating Python packages.
Tags: browser, python
Although this is technically a web book, I thought it was worth featuring. In this first chapter, Pavel Panchekha and Chris Harrelson go through the process of downloading a webpage using command line tools, and explain every intricacy along the way. Ultimately the book is on building a browser from scratch using Python.