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The Hacker's Guide to Scaling Python

1 Project
99 Lessons
13 Quizzes
155 Playgrounds
83 Illustrations

Course Overview

Python, in all of its greatness, is often dismissed when needing to write performant and distributed applications. It’s considered to be slow and not suited for the task. In this course, you will find that with the right implementation of Python, you can write applications that scale h...

How You'll Learn

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Course Contents

1. Scaling
2. CPU Scaling
3. Event Loops
4. Functional Programming
5. Queue-Based Distribution
6. Designing for Failure

Mini Project

Create a Web Crawler
8. Project Walkthrough
9. Lock Management
10. Group Membership
11. REST Interfaces
12. Deploying on PaaS
13. Testing Distributed Systems
14. Caching
15. Performance
16. Conclusion

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COURSE BY:

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