Learn about the handiest python 3 features we appreciate here at Uplift. Going from python 3 through python 3.8.
Disclaimer: I run Uplift, a software consultancy specializing in building
quality projects or providing staff augmentation in fin-tech, health-tech and
ed-tech. This blog post is for you if you want to delegate work and want the
best people for the job.
Every startup needs a freelancer. Why? Let's put it another way: at some point
or other, every startup has hired a freelancer (because they needed one). Also,
every startup founder is a freelancer because they work for free (a joke 😃😆).
As a very self-driven person, it hasn't been my modus operandi to seek out
guidance or people to model after. Since 2014, I quit the full-time employment
scene and decided to do my own thing.
I haven't looked back since, but it does get lonely and disorienting being out
on your own. Over the years, I began seeking out advice and looking to people
for options on the self-employment path. Through this, I've come to appreciate
the importance of great mentors and role models.
What does "mentor"
keep up. So, both as a business and an engineer: what's worthy of your time and
This article is here to tell you: consider React.
Why React, React Native, and Redux
As we learned React, React Native and Redux, we put together a list of free
resources we found helpful. These may help you get started with React as well.
React has really matured into a clear winner
Did you know you can have a secure, HTTPS-only server configured in just 10
Thanks to Let's Encrypt [https://letsencrypt.org/], everyone can have free SSL
certificates... forever! They can automatically renew, as well.
Let's Encrypt makes it relatively easy, but there are still a few gotchas to
keep in mind. However, once you have it down, you'll never build another website
that accepts HTTP connections!
In fact, my websites (including this one and my personal site) have become
Marius and I had the pleasure of working with NerdWallet in an experiment they
ran while entering the health-tech space. Working with them has been a true
pleasure. We highly recommend their products and articles, and their workplace.
In this article, we'd like to walk you through the scenario and summarize key
lessons we learned during the process of launching a microsite fast and
experimenting with a new niche for your business.
The problem they chose to tackle was this:
> Choosing a healt
I've had a pleasant experience working with DynamoDB. Amazon did fantastic work
in the past few years improving their NoSQL
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NoSQL] offering. It's now truly powerful and
Thanks to our client, ClearCare [https://clearcareonline.com], for enabling me
to work with DynamoDB and share my lessons. Together, we created an open source
library called cc_dynamodb3 [https://github.com/clearcare/cc_dynamodb3] to help
others make the most of their python integration.
When you're looking for outside help with your business or project, these tips
could save you headaches and help you have realistic expectations.
1. Have a minimum budget
As a business looking to hire outside help, you're of course going to think:
what is the maximum I am willing to spend?
But why would you want a minimum budget? Shouldn't it be $0?!
Well, not really. There are fair market (range of) values for the results you
want. Here are some factors you may want to consider: