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Python Sorted Collections

Hey folks! This is a guest post by Grant Jenks. Let’s give him a warm welcome and get right on into what he has to say. 🙂


Hello all! I’m Grant Jenks and I’m guest-posting about one of my favorite topics: Python Sorted Collections.

Python is a little unusual regarding sorted collection types as compared with other programming languages. Three of the top five programming languages in the TIOBE Index include sorted list, sorted dict or sorted set data types. But neither Python nor C include these. For a language heralded as “batteries included” that’s a little strange. Continue reading

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OCR on PDF files using Python

Hi there folks! You might have heard about OCR using Python. The most famous library out there is tesseract which is sponsored by Google. It is very easy to do OCR on an image. The issue arises when you want to do OCR over a PDF document.

I am working on a project where I want to input PDF files, extract text from them and then Continue reading

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