Neil K sent me a link to this picture he took of someone demoing a synthesizer using the ultra-trendy arduino, and the almost-as-trendy Python Cookbook. Cute!
If you’re a Thunderbird fan but not interested in fixing some of the nasty C++ problems we tackle in the product, you could still be very, very helpful if you can help us with a little Python/Perl build problems. Specifically,… Continue Reading
Some really bright people seem to be building really nice blogs with Django. Is anyone considering turning the bespoke code into a reusable project? I’d be up for something that I could hack on with ease…
So it’s finally live! I’m talking about the Google Summer of Code, a program whereby Google spends $$’s via open source foundations (such as our own Python Software Foundation) to students in exchange for code. I’m happy to see this… Continue Reading
I’m at level 5 of the Python Challenge. 12 more to go, phew.
First day at PyCon 2005. It’s, as usual, interesting. Random bits: Crowded! It’s bigger than ever, clocking in over 400. It’s caused some headaches of the good kind (catering more expensive than planned, not enough t-shirts, rooms are packed). Not… Continue Reading
Sitting here at ETech, just after Erik Smartt, product manager for the Python on Nokia product, gave the first real public demo of the Symbian/Series 60 port of Python. The highlight was a PyOpenGL demo (the code isn’t available yet,… Continue Reading
Interesting bit found in my webserver access logs: 220.127.116.11 – – [08/Nov/2004:00:07:32 -0500] “GET /blog/index.cgi/?flav=rss HTTP/1.0” 404 24542 “-” “Twisted PageGetter” Googling “Twisted PageGetter” confirms that it’s a spider that comes with Twisted Python. Once more, Python’s in the web… Continue Reading
I’m thinking a catchy headline will grab eyeballs. Furthermore, it’s actually true. The PSF issued a short-but-sweet call for proposals. It’s as open-ended as we could make it, and leaves many questions unanswered. So we also created a mailing list… Continue Reading
A missing feature of Pyblosxom was the 'extended entry' capability that several other blogging systems have. Continuing in my experiment with Pyblosxom, a second plugin for Pyblosxom, which comes in at a whopping 32 lines of code (a sign of… Continue Reading