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New stuff coming…but not here

This blog has been pretty quiet for a long time, but I’m starting to do some more blogging on my company’s website now. If you’re interested, you can now follow me at the Sixty North blog. Advertisements

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Compiling dbus-python-1.0.0 for python3 on ubuntu…and making it work.

It took me a fair amount of time to get dbus-python-1.0.0 building and properly installing for python3 on my ubuntu system, so I figured I’d make a record of what I had to do. Note that I use the grep replacement grinĀ in this work. After unpacking the source, first configure the build with the correct […]

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lazy-slides considers getting off its lazy butt and being constructive

I’m happy to announce the first “release” of lazy-slides, an experiment in slideshow generation for lazy bums. The idea is simple: You provide a list of keywords lazy-slides finds pictures from the internet matching those keywords lazy-slides creates a presentation/slideshow from those pictures You present! Right now it’s a bit rough. The only image source […]

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parameterized-testcase 0.2 released

I’ve released parameterized-testcase 0.2. This is primarily just a documentation release, with lots of improvements to the sphinx docs. Get it here.

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ackward 0.4 is released

The 0.4 release of ackward is available now at the project site. This release is focused on the logging module. It addresses a number of design issue and defects, and the sphinx documentation for logging is much more complete. It even includes example code for much of the module.

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Thialfi: because I haven’t already got enough to work on!

I’ve recently started making some progress on a project that I’ve wanted to do for a while now. The project, Thialfi *, fills the vacancy left in my life…indeed, in my heart…when “I Want Sandy” went offline. Sandy was something of an online digital assistant, and it (she?) probably had lots of features I never […]

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linseed-0.2

When I started using wmii for my window manager, I wasn’t able to find a system-resources display tool that fit my needs. There’s probably one out there, but I figured it would be more fun to write one than look very hard, and thus the linseed project was born. It amounts to a collection of […]

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