The Digital Cat


Adventures of a curious cat in the land of programming

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Blade Runner, 1982

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Articles about programming in various languages, mainly Python but also Scala, Erlang, C. Other topics I discuss are algorithms, compilers, architectures, operating systems, testing.



All my retroprogramming articles, bits and bytes, and low level investigations. Home of the "Exploring the Amiga" series. Beware of the dragons!


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Clean Architectures in Python

Clean Architectures in Python

The clean architecture is the opposite of spaghetti code, where everything is interlaced and there are no single elements that can be easily detached from the rest and replaced without the whole system collapsing. The main point of the clean architecture is to make clear "what is where and why", and this should be your first concern while you design and implement a software system, whatever architecture or development methodology you want to follow.


TDD in Python with pytest (playlist)

TDD in Python with pytest (playlist)

I recorded my successful workshop "TDD in Python with pytest" and produced my first series of videos, for a grand total of 2 hours of hands-on tutorial on Test-Driven Development in Python.