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.

Accessing Self-Hosted MySQL Externally

Accessing Self-Hosted MySQL Externally

Configure a self-installation of MySQL on Ubuntu to allow access from external sources, such as SequelPro or other GUIs.
Dropping Rows of Data Using Pandas

Dropping Rows of Data Using Pandas

Square one of cleaning your Pandas Dataframes: dropping empty or problematic data.
Setting up a MySQL Database on Ubuntu

Setting up a MySQL Database on Ubuntu

Setting up MySQL the old-fashioned way: on a Linux server.
Starting a Python Web App with Flask & Heroku

Starting a Python Web App with Flask & Heroku

Pairing Flask with zero-effort container deployments is a deadly path to addiction.
Installing Django CMS on Ubuntu

Installing Django CMS on Ubuntu

How to install DjangoCMS: the largest of three major CMS products for Django.
Starting an ExpressJS App

Starting an ExpressJS App

Installation guide for ExpressJS with popular customization options.
Merge Sets of Data in Python Using Pandas

Merge Sets of Data in Python Using Pandas

Perform SQL-like merges of data using Python's Pandas.
Use Python's Treelib to Visualize Folder Structures

Use Python's Treelib to Visualize Folder Structures

Using Python's treelib library to output the contents of local directories as visual tree representations.