I use Google Calendar to manage my calendars,
and I really missed something to warn me whenever I have an appointment with
an alert set.
So here is an example of a Python program to do such a thing. It is written using
the Google Data APIs Python client...
Phil Sturgeon has been playing with PHP Fog and Pagoda Box for a while, and he thinks that PHP cloud hosting is about to hit its stride.It hasn't yet -- not like Ruby, for example, with its happy Heroku. But why not?Here's why, says Phil:
It took me a while to find this, so I'm just blogging it so other people
will be able to find it.
I wanted to send a desktop
pynotify, but using a GTK+ stock
With the following snippet, I managed to do it.
I wanted to install James Dennis’s Brubeck web framework, but lately I’ve become fanatical about installing nothing, nothing, in the system-wide directories. A simple rm -rf brubeck/ should make it like nothing ever happened.
So that I remember this for...
I’m happy and proud to announce the release of a new open-source Python package to the world. pyelftools
is a pure-Python library for parsing and analyzing ELF files and DWARF
debugging information. It provides both low-level and high-level APIs
Earlier this month I attended the monthly meeting of the Seattle PHP Meetup Group.
In ways I didn’t expect, it was a very interesting meeting. The content
itself was interesting enough (we were talking about database design),
but what I found even more...
Parts of the Fiesta API (as well as some new features we’re rolling out for Fiesta
itself) rely on the ability to automatically generate clean text
(markdown) versions of incoming messages. Our parser tends to prefer
using the text version of a message...
Although it's easy to become accustomed to it, it's pretty obvious
the software development world has some serious issues in diversity.
By this I mean that we have some notable differences in proportions
of people compared to the general population. One...
Never forget, Python uses duck typing and has typed objects but untyped variable names.
lfc = "Liverpool" # this is a string
manc = "Manchester City"
l_score = 3 # this is a integer
m_score = 0
While the use of Python on Android has been made possible for some time now through SL4A, the Python for Android project has set out to make things even easier. SL4A allows you to edit scripts and execute interactive interpreters directly on an Android...
This week I lost some time playing with Python's
After digging into
Python source code, I finally discovered there is what seems to be little
bug. Anyway, it has been "fixed" in Python 3, fortunately. I did not find if
it was reported...
No matter how fast today’s computers and networks are, the users will
constantly need faster and faster services. To reduce the volume of the
transferred data we usually use some sort of compression. That is why
this computer sciences area will be always...