So I got a call from a friend who's ms-windows 8 laptop was wedged.
This is my home in the virtual world, where I write about things that I want to share. The freely available software that I've written as well as some of the photographs I've taken over the years can also be found here. Please use the navigation links on the right if you are looking for something.
This article describes how to mount and transfer files to a Sony PRS-T2N.
This website contains lots of external links. A fact of life is that hyperlinks are subject to change, so they need checking every now and then.
In this how-to article I'll cover how I did that for this website.
This is a python implementation of the SHA256 command-line program, for operating systems that lack it.
This script “image for LaTeX” is meant for generating LaTeX figure environments of pictures.
By default, the pelican blog generator that I use creates a random tag cloud. I wanted one that was alphabetically sorted. So I modified the source code.
Since I am in the process of making most of my programs available on github, I have been re-shuffling the some git repositories. Especially my collection of scripts (small programs for different purposes). Because some of those scripts are private, I don't want to publish that repository as a whole.
Today I watched Kenneth Reitz's python for humans video. His statement that “API is all that matters” resonated with me because I sometimes struggle with that.
Then he mentioned that you should write the README first, before writing any code. This is something that I do sometimes, but not always thoroughly. So I decided to use this as an experiment to refactor my beammech module.
The deploy script is a program for managing configuration files. This script grew out of my need for a multi-functional installer for configuration files. I tend to keep those files in a separate git repository rather than changing my $HOME into a git repository.
This Python script is a small helper to open files from the command line. It was inspired by a OS X utility of the same name.