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If you would look over my github repositories, you’ll see that most of my programs are pretty small. And in general they are command-line applications. And that is good, because small is beautiful and simplicity is a virtue.
With Python it is relatively easy to make programs go faster by running things in parallel on multiple cores. This article shows you how.
We sill concentrate on a type of problem that is easy to parallelize.
The version in the FreeBSD base system is old, but the version used by the ports I can control. It took a while, but now was the time for me to switch.
This article is a write-up of what I learned trying to extract information from ms-office xlsx files using Python.
Although you wouldn’t guess it from the contents of this blog, my day job involves the design and production of products from fiber reinforced composites. A lot of my projects fall under non-disclosure agreements, so I cannot discuss them here.
What I can do is share some of the methods I’ve developed over the years. One of those is using a desktop scanner to make close-ups.
This article documents the process I followed to update Python 3.4 to 3.5 on my FreeBSD machines.