Extract random images from videos in Python

I am working on the automatic logo detection in the sports videos using Deep Learning. For this, i will be using the Faster-RCNN model. To train the model with the annotations in the images, I required random images from the selected videos. Following is the script (this is in python2; for python3, it should just be a matter of using...

My journey of getting into the Outreachy Program

What is Outreachy? Outreachy provides three-month internships for people from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech. Interns are paid a stipend of $5,500 and have a $500 travel stipend available to them. Interns work remotely with mentors from Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) communities on projects ranging from programming, user experience, documentation, illustration and graphical design, to data science. Interns...

[PyConID Talk] Introduction to Functional Programming in Python

What is Functional Programming? Programming paradigm The programming paradigms can be roughly divided into four categories, namely the imperative programming, where you specify do this, do that, then do this. Python is an imperative language. The second category is object oriented programming, where you model your data in the form of classes, objects and methods. Java, C++ and even Python...

Understanding LDAP terminologies

When I started to look into the Fedora’s 389 Directory Server, my first concern was understanding LDAP glossary! I did a project of Single Sign-On and Password Authentication using LDAP as the database during my internship in the last year of undergraduation, 2+ years back (time literally flies!), but to be honest, I didn’t really understand much at that time....

Parsing Windows event log files (.evtx) using Python

Recently I came across a problem in which I had to convert .evtx files (Windows Event Log files) to a human readable format like XML, CSV, JSON etc. There’s this popular and only working parser that I know about python-evtx. It parses .evtx files to XML format. These are the steps which I followed: Clone the python-evtx directory in your...