DevCulture

Open Sourcing Code with Intention

A quick guide to what you need to think about before you open source your code.
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Code · Infrastructure

Slurping Up Excel Data on the Quick: Python, Pandas, and Pickle

If you have very large tables of data imprisoned in a vendor-locked Excel jail, consider setting them free by caching worksheets using Python+Pandas+Pickle.
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Code

Towards a Sustainable Excel

Building Excel Macros With Python, part 3 of a series on reinventing our metadata management environment.
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Team · DevCulture

MPC IT Shark Tank - Cycles 4 & 5 Results!

We closed out 2016 with two more rounds of Shark Tank! Read on for details.
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Code

Automated Analysis of a Data Workflow - Part 2

The conclusion of the story of how we created DCP Analytics - our in-house automated, web-based analysis tool using Pandas, Bokeh, Jupyter and Conda to help our researchers quickly find data anomalies and processing errors in our data production pipelines..
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MPC IT On Tour

Where We'll Be / Where We've Been

2017-05-01
MinneWebCon (Minneapolis, MN)
Attending
2017-02-07
Spark Summit East (Boston, MA)
Attending
2017-01-12
CodeFreeze (Minneapolis, MN)
Multiple Staff
Attending
2016-12-04
USENIX LISA16 (Boston, MA)
Willy Lee
Attending
2016-07-20
DevOpsDays (Minneapolis, MN)
Multiple Staff
Attending

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About the MPC

The Minnesota Population Center (MPC) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Minnesota. As a leading developer and disseminator of some of the world's largest demographic databases, we serve an audience of more than 50,000 researchers, policymakers, journalists, and data scientists around the globe.

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