If you don’t know what Google Analytics does, it is a powerful tool created by Google which uses some scripts to determine all sorts of information about the users accessing your app. This app can be a website, mobile app, script or others that can track information such as location, the number of page loads, browser type, device type etc.

I’m going to show you how to retrieve those metrics from Google Analytics into your Flask app. …


What is musical.ly

Musical.ly was a popular social media app where users could create short creative videos. The most popular type of videos was lip-syncing on music(usually high pitched fast sounds) followed by dance, comedy, artsy stuff, etc. The platform had a lot of talented users that would follow the trends or create their own content.

In late 2017 the app was bought by the company “ByteDance” and transformed into TikTok.

Why was it better than TikTok?

TikTok had demonstrated to bring even more users onto it and it is appreciated by a lot of people from all over the globe however, there are some facts on why I…


I worked so hard to get here but I’ve never thought that I’ll be able to achieve my dream of going to the USA. I am so thankful for all of the great Google Code-in 2018 mentors from Fedora Project who did their job the best and for Google and its GCI team because they were able to offer one of the biggest opportunities of my life.

Make sure to check out my experience during the GCI 2018 contest before reading this article.

Leaving my home country (June 24th)

The day started at 1 AM (GMT+2) for me. My flight was leaving at 6 AM. I…


✏️ How I found out about it

It was the Spring of 2018 when I participated in a contest and met lots of new people that were programmers or technology enthusiasts the same as myself. We talked about different things and a friend told me that I should participate in Google Code-in contest because a friend of his won the Grand Prize and he got a T-Shirt by solving only 3 easy tasks. For some reason, I thought Google Code-in was only for University students but immediately after he told me that I was eligible I looked it up and saved it as a bookmark. Funny right?

⚙️ What is Google Code-in?


TF is an open source machine learning framework made by Google for everyone. Installing TensorFlow on Fedora 29 might seem hard but actually it isn’t a hard process at all.

More information about TF can be found at https://www.tensorflow.org/

Installation steps:

  1. Pip is not installed on fedora 29 so pip needs to be installed by running the command:
sudo dnf install python3-pip

2. Install virtualenv (the venv steps can be skipped in case of a system wide installation)

sudo pip3 install -U virtualenv

3. Creating the project directory

mkdir <name of project>
cd <name of project>
# Creates and changes…


Hey, In this post I’ll show you the easiest way to get started with Fedora ARM on a raspberry pi. This tutorial is for beginners that don’t want to get complicated so, it doesn’t require the use of the command line.

  1. Download the Fedora ARM image

Go to https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/Raspberry_Pi#ARMv7_supported_images and download one of the images listed by the “ARMv7 supported images”

After the download is complete you can go to step two.

2. Download Etcher

Etcher is a GUI tool that makes it easy for you to flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily.

Go…


YAML is a human-friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages. It is commonly used for configuration files but could be used in many applications where data is being stored or transmitted.

YAML uses both Python-style indentation to indicate nesting and a more compact format that uses “[ ]” for lists and “{ }” for maps making YAML 1.2 a superset of JSON.

The syntax of a yml file

YAML accepts the Unicode character set. The YAML document may be encoded in UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32.

“.yml” files can be recognized by the 3 lines “ — -“ at the…

Alex Marginean

I’m a Romanian🇷🇴 Computer Science student who likes programming and design. Here you can read about either my life experiences or different tutorials.

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