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There are quite a few ways to send email with Python, whether it be through a 3rd party library like with boto and SES, or through an email protocol like SMTP. While the subject of using Python to send emails may seem like it's been done to death, there are
There are quite a few ways to solve a problem in programming, and this holds true especially in Python. Many times you'll find that multiple built-in or standard modules serve essentially the same purpose, but with slightly varying functionality. Checking if a file or directory exists using Python is definitely
Asynchronous programming has been gaining a lot of traction in the past few years, and for good reason. Although it can be more difficult than the traditional linear style, it is also much more efficient.
For example, instead of waiting for an HTTP request to finish before continuing execution, with
Within the past 6 months alone, Node.js has gone from v0.12.x to v5.1.x. There were 35+ releases in that time period, with each one adding some significant functionality or bugs fixes. A big part of this jump was the merging of io.js in to
Writing about Passport.js the other day got me thinking about how authentication actually works, and more importantly how many ways it can go wrong. The naive solution is to just store a user's username/email and password directly in the database, and then check the submitted password against