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.

Geographic Data Visualization with Mapbox

Geographic Data Visualization with Mapbox

Visualizing Geodata with Mapbox's API and Tools.
Configuring Python Projects with INI, TOML, YAML, and ENV files

Configuring Python Projects with INI, TOML, YAML, and ENV files

Artfully craft your Python project configuration by taking a deep dive into INI, TOML, YAML, and ENV files.
MongoDB Stitch Serverless Functions

MongoDB Stitch Serverless Functions

A crash course in MongoDB Stitch serverless functions: the bread and butter of MongoDB Cloud.
Stitch's `Query Anywhere`: Executing Business Logic via Frontend

Stitch's `Query Anywhere`: Executing Business Logic via Frontend

MongoDB Stitch vs the impossible: secure database queries via frontend JS.
Image Compression Using Gulp and Imagemin

Image Compression Using Gulp and Imagemin

The simplest way to optimize page speed without breaking everything.
MongoDB Cloud: `Backend as a Service` with Atlas & Stitch

MongoDB Cloud: `Backend as a Service` with Atlas & Stitch

MongoDB's silent transformation from an open-source database to enterprise cloud provider.
Scraping Data on the Web with BeautifulSoup

Scraping Data on the Web with BeautifulSoup

The honest act of systematically stealing data without permission.
Python-Lambda: The Essential Library for AWS Cloud Functions

Python-Lambda: The Essential Library for AWS Cloud Functions

Deploy AWS Lambda functions with ease by using a powerful Python library.