Todd Birchard
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Engineer with an ongoing identity crisis. Breaks everything before learning best practices. Completely normal and emotionally stable.

Engineer with an ongoing identity crisis. Breaks everything before learning best practices. Completely normal and emotionally stable.

Using PyMySQL: Python's MySQL Library

Using PyMySQL: Python's MySQL Library

The lightweight Python library for interacting with MySQL.
Using Gulp: Tasks to Make Frontend Tolerable

Using Gulp: Tasks to Make Frontend Tolerable

Optimize your frontend code with Gulp: the task runner to make you production-ready.
JIRA Analysis in Tableau

JIRA Analysis in Tableau

Utilizing Tableau Desktop to visualize data pulled from JIRA.
Build Custom Widgets For Your Ghost Blog

Build Custom Widgets For Your Ghost Blog

Use Handlebars to build custom widgets for your Ghost blog. Keep readers engaged with related posts or introduce them to the authors.
Preparing your AWS Project to Build an API

Preparing your AWS Project to Build an API

Configure your AWS account in preparation for building APIs using AWS API Gateway.
Python's Requests Library: Bring Your Scripts to the Web

Python's Requests Library: Bring Your Scripts to the Web

Make HTTP requests to interact with APIs or fetch web pages in Python using the Requests library.
MySQL on the Cloud with AWS RDS

MySQL on the Cloud with AWS RDS

Spinning up a managed MySQL database instance with Amazon RDS.
Make Your First API Calls with JQuery AJAX

Make Your First API Calls with JQuery AJAX

Beginner's guide to consuming endpoints via Frontend Javascript.