Speed Up Your REST Workflows with asyncio

I have been waiting for a project that would allow me to dig into the Python’s asyncio library. Recently, such a project presented itself. I was tasked with hitting a rate limited REST API with just under 4 million requests. My first attempt was simple. Gather and build a block of search queries, POST each …

A Simple Progress Bar in Python

Recently, I have been working with the Requests library in Python. I wrote a simple function to pull down a file that took more than a minute to download. While waiting for the download to complete I realized it would be nice to have some insight into the download’s progress. A quick search on StackOverflow …