Category: python

Determine the “Readability” of a text with Python

George Klare (1963) defines readability as “the ease of understanding or comprehension due to the style of writing.” Readability, although somewhat subjective, has been a well researched topic dating back to the 1920s. Since then, researchers have crafted a number of readability formulas that attempt to accurately identify the readability of a text. Readability metrics have numerous uses. A writer might use the metrics to objectively assess the complexity of...

Jupyter Notebook Server with pyspark over SSL

In this post, we will describe how to configure a publicly accessible Jupyter Notebook Server over SSL. The Jupyter notebook is, by default, accessible only via localhost. In some cases, it is useful to expose it publicly. Here is how to do it simply… Configure a password for public Notebook server Open python REPL $python >>>from IPython.lib import passwd >>>passwd() >>>Enter password >>>Verify password ‘sha1:408a945027ad:fec843e6f020d6c172a16b5ad89989e3c3175d99’ Create a self signed cert openssl req -x509 -nodes -days...


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