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Python for Beginners | Channel 9

3 days 21 hours ago
Probably the largest hurdle when learning any new programming language is simply knowing where to get started. This is why we, Chris and Susan, decided to create this series about Python for Beginners! Even though we won't cover everything there is to know about Python in the course, we want to make sure we give you the foundation on programming in Python, starting from common everyday code and scenarios....

Where is The Picture Part 1 | Andy Beel FRPS

3 weeks 2 days ago
In this three-part series, I want to look at the fascinating subject of visual awareness and explore what I think and feel about why some photographers say “where is the picture?”. Firstly, in part 1 I will use the “5 Whys principle” to try to get to the root of the problem.

Hours from Now Calculator: Time in Hours Minutes Later Ago

2 months 1 week ago
On this hours from now time calculator, you can calculate time from the number of hours and minutes from now. Enter hours, minutes and select the time later from now or before from now (ago), the calculated time will be displayed on the below of calculator. If hours from now result is bigger than a day, number of days will be shown.

Automatically request and use Let’s Encrypt certificates in Dotnet Core

3 months 2 weeks ago
Let’s Encrypt is the “free, automated, open Certificate Authority” that wants every website to use encryption by default, by making it easy and — importantly — free. These are laudable goals and there is really no downside to using it. Except for the easy part… Unless you are lucky enough to use a hosting provider that configures these certificates for you, or use a software platform that has this built-in, then it might be easy. For a dotnet project running on Azure, I did not find an easy solution. Until Microsoft creates a checkbox for this in Azure (they really should), I’ll show how to request and install a free certificate at startup of an AspNet Core application yourself.