This post features an overview of the development process in Python.
This post features some practical examples on how to parse different date formats from flat text files, using Pandas.
When it comes to testing and comparing investment strategies, the Python ecosystem offers an interesting alternative for R’s quantstrat. I’m talking here about backtrader, a library that has been around for a while now. In this post, I propose a 1 page PDF report featuring both graphical output and essential performance statistics for making a sound judgment about the quality of a trading strategy.
In many practical applications, assuming a linear relationship between variables can simplify problem solving significantly. During a recent project I learned things can go wrong when this assumption is made silently while the real world out there turns out to behave non-linear.
It has been a month since I bought a new laptop, a Lenovo Thinkpad T470. Time has come for a small hands-on review.