Network Automation Nerds Blog Posts


Customize Python Shell with PYTHONSTARTUP

Jan. 19, 2021

Pythonstartup as Environment Variables

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Mr. Stephen King: On Writing

Jan. 12, 2021

Mr. Stephen King's book: On Writing

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Setting Goals and Context for 2021

Jan. 5, 2021

Looking ahead to 2021 projects

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Ranking Side Projects for 2020

Dec. 29, 2020

Looking back at side projects in 2020

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Thoughts on Building Blog Site with Django and Wagtail

Dec. 22, 2020

Some initial thoughts about building CMS with Wagtail

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Linux nload for Real Time Network Traffic and Bandwidth Monitoring

Dec. 15, 2020

Quick Introduction to the handy Linux nload tool

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Emmet HTML Shortcuts in VS Code

Dec. 8, 2020

Handy HTML shortcuts in VS Code

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Live Server in VS Code

Dec. 1, 2020

Handy Live Server for Static Web Pages

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Learning with a Wandering Mind

Nov. 24, 2020

Alternative to a Focused Learning Method

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Getting Started with JavasScript Vue Library Videos

Nov. 17, 2020

Two excellent Vue JavaScript Library Tutorial Videos

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Use Vue to Render Charts Dynamically

Nov. 10, 2020

Combine Vue with Google Charts

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Vue JavaScript Library First Step

Nov. 3, 2020

Introduction on Vue JavaScript Library

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Google Charts for Graphs

Oct. 27, 2020

Using Google Charts JavaScript Library for Graphs

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Why Learn JavaScript

Oct. 20, 2020

Introduction: Why learning JavaScript might be the next logical step.

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First Experiment with Scrapy

Oct. 13, 2020

My first experiment with Scrapy

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Aggregated Blog Posts List

Oct. 6, 2020

Recounting Blog Post for missing email recipients

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Adding URL IP Filtering in Nginx Configuration

Sept. 29, 2020

Adding URL Filtering in Nginx Configuration

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PyCon TW 2020 Session Lessons and Thoughts

Sept. 22, 2020

Thoughts about remote presenting at PyCon TW 2020

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'Coding Projects in Python' Book Review

Sept. 13, 2020

Book Review for 'Coding Projects in Python'

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Capturing Serial Output with Python

Sept. 8, 2020

Using PySerial to capture serial console outputs

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Python __name__ variable and Usage

Sept. 1, 2020

Introduction: What is the Python __name__ variable and when to use it in your code.

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Medium Blog Interview: Network Programming and the Suitability of Python

Aug. 18, 2020

Network Programming and the Suitability of Python Interview

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How We Can Improve the Change Approval Board (CAB) Process

Aug. 11, 2020

How to improve CAB from a network engineer's perspective

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Q&A for LinkedIn Learning Course: Cisco DevNet Associate Cert Prep 1: Software Development and Design

Aug. 4, 2020

Q&A for new LinkedIn Learning course for Cisco DevNet Associate Cert Prep 1

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Medium Blog Interview: Network Programming and the Suitability of Pyththon

July 28, 2020

Introduction: An Q&A on the topic of Network Programming and the Suitability of Python

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Random Notes About Translating My Book Into Chinese

July 21, 2020

Introduction: Thoughts about the experience of translating my book from English into Mandarin Chinese

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Quick Start for Cisco IOS-XE Guestshell and Python

July 14, 2020

Introduction: A quick start for using Guestshell and Python on the Cisco IOS-XE platform

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Installing Cisco Model Lab 2.0 on VMWare ESXi 6.7

July 7, 2020

Introduction: My notes on installing Cisco CML2.0 on ESXi 6.7

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Using Python docstring and doctest for simple Documentation and Testing

June 30, 2020

Introduction: Python doctest module example.

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New Course on Packet Pushers Ignition

June 19, 2020

Introduction: New Course on Packet Pushers Ignition

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Introduction to XML, DOM, SAX, YANG, and Python

June 9, 2020

Introduction: Quick introduction to eXtensible Markup Language (XML), Data Object Model (DOM), and their usage in Python.

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Regarding Current Events

June 2, 2020

Introduction: Stand for Justice #BlackLivesMatter.

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Motivation Alone Is Not Enough

May 24, 2020

Introduction: Why motivation alone is not enough, read on to find out what ultimately worked for me.

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Read Large Text File with Generator

June 16, 2020

Introduction: Use generator to save overhead when reading large text files.

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Rest in Peace, Mamba

Jan. 31, 2020

Introduction: Why Kobe's untimely death hit me harder than I would have imagined.

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