Sunday, September 15, 2024

## Pangram Verifier (Python)

Objective Write a script that takes a user-input and checks if it’s a pangram. A pangram is a sentence/phrase/string that contains all letters of the alphabet (in this case, English) at least once. However, technically, a pangram doesn’t necessarily have to be a grammatically correct sentence. The goal of a pangram is to include every […]

## Creating a Pangram Phrase with Python

Introduction A pangram is a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet at least once. The most famous example in English is “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” Pangrams are not only fun to create but also useful in various applications, such as testing fonts and keyboards. Technically, a pangram doesn’t […]

## Generating quick fractals in Turtle

In this post, I share a quick way to generate impressive fractal images using Python and Turtle library. Both real-time demo and code provided. I’m using all official Seahawks NFL team colors in drawing three distinct circles, each in a loop with a certain radius. The radius of each circle is pseudo-randomly chosen from a […]

## Creative and Fun Uses of Hashing (Part 2)

In an earlier post, I demonstrated a fun and creative use of hashing to create unique visual signatures based on any input. In this post, I’ll create add another twist to it. Specifically, I’ll show another creative use of hashing where we can input any city name and get it’s real-time weather information, and based […]

## Creative and Fun Uses of Hashing (Part 1)

In this post, I’ll demonstrate a fun and creative use of hashing. Before I explain briefly what is hashing for those unfamiliar, let me just give you an overview of my original intent of this exercise. We know that hash functions will give us unique values for a given input (letters, numbers, binaries), so I […]

## Euro 2024 Analyzed with Visuals

Introduction With the summer of soccer, beautiful football having come to an end, let’s dive into some team and player statistics and assay the tournament. I have collected various stats and facts, and organized them into a digestible format as a tribute to the fantastic players and the tournament. In this post, I’ll cover some […]

## What’s Your Chart Signature? Graphing a name in Excel

Have you ever wondered: how does my name look like if plotted in Excel? Well, wonder no more. In this post, I’ll show you how to enter any name (or any string of characters) and plot it in dynamically to make your unique name come alive as a chart. To make it fully dynamic, I […]

## Sorting, grouping, defragging…a visual working demo

Watching a sorting, grouping, or just a defragmentation process graphically is both educational and curiously satisfying. So, I created a Python script that sorts a set of randomly placed, randomly colored, ungrouped tiles on a board by colors so that all like-colored tiles are placed consecutively, adjacently. Think of it like the good old Windows […]

## Excel…aww…I love you too!

Is it possible to use Excel for romantic or sentimental purposes? Absolutely! While Excel is commonly associated with routine tasks in accounting, finance, and data analysis, its capabilities extend far beyond these uses. In this post, I will showcase another unusual application of Excel that taps into its potential for more heartfelt endeavors. I experimented […]

## Did Seahawks Need an Overhaul for 2024 season?

Seattle Seahawks find themselves at a crossroads after the 2023 NFL season. The team faces critical decisions regarding their coaching staff and personnel. Changes came hard and fast to some fans’ surprise, and to some, expectedly if not a little later than expected. Whatever your position is there are arguments for both supporting an overhaul […]