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Highlighted articles

If you're a first time reader, welcome! πŸ‘‹ Below are the articles that I'm most proud of so if you're looking for a place to start then look no further:

How does UTF-8 turn β€œπŸ˜‚β€ into β€œF09F9882”?
Deep-dive into how the UTF-8 encoding works bit-by-bit with hand-crafted flow chart diagrams along with some historical perspective.

Quirks of Python package versioning
PEP 440 describes how Python package versions are structured and behave. Let's explore the stranger side of Python package versions.

Security for package maintainers
Package maintainers have extremely privileged accounts with any unauthorized access having the potential to affect millions of users. What are some secure account configurations and best practices that can keep this nightmare scenario from happening to you?