A simple method for working with BigQuery results in Python (for pandaphobes)
I love Pandas. They’re so cute and cuddly and make great pets.
On the other hand, I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of the Pandas Python Library… while I do use it (and it…
Because simple is better than complex.
The first Cloud Function I ever deployed was to achieve exactly this task. We had a number of CSV files being dropped into a Google Cloud Storage bucket every night, which needed to be available for transformation and analysis in BigQuery.
Analyse the contents of over 25 million books in a matter of seconds
When I was at college, finding specific information involved a pretty low-tech and inefficient process. You had to scan through book titles on a standalone computer (from my recollection you could at least search by keywords) to…
Because I don’t carry my Oxford English Dictionary around any more.
There are loads of things you probably don’t know about Google Chrome, but this trick is very simple and useful.
Because it might be useful for some things. Like writing posts about taking partial screenshots on a Mac.
OK that looks easy. In more details:
Because I can’t find it on my keyboard. Well, actually I can find it on my keyboard but it makes my other keys do different stuff.
I really hate having to do things with weird key combinations. Kind of like phone numbers in the olden days, for some reason I…