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Organizing Your Life With Python: a submission for PyCon 2015?

I have penciled into my calendar a trip  to Montreal to attend PyCon 2014.   In my moments of suboptimal planning, I wrote an overly ambitious abstract for a talk or poster session I was planning to submit.  As I sat down this morning to meet the deadline for submitting a proposal for a poster […]

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Getting started with flickrapi

Based on reading the  Python FlickrAPI, I wrote a simple example using the flickrapi library: import flickrapi API_KEY = '[API_KEY]' API_SECRET = '[API_SECRET]' if __name__ == '__main__': # instantiate the flickr object with the API_KEY, SECRET to return ElementTree entities flickr = flickrapi.FlickrAPI(api_key=API_KEY,secret=API_SECRET,format='etree') photos = flickr.photos_search(user_id='73509078@N00', per_page='10') if photos.attrib['stat']: for photo in photos.find('photos').getiterator('photo'): id = […]

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Django hosting options?

Although it seems that you can host Django on dreamhost (Django – DreamHost and Setting up Django on Dreamhost), I might be looking for another host for Django, such as (mt) Media Temple, which is what is used by Django creator Adrian Holovaty for his EveryBlock project.

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Although I plan to be programming primarily  in Python (and JavaScript)  this next year, I don't want to forget about C/C++.  I hope to have an opportunity to use SWIG at some point to connect high-speed code in C/C++ with Python code: SWIG is an interface compiler that connects programs written in C and C++ […]

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IronPython 2.0

In  the new year,  I would like to deepen my expertise in all-things-Pythonic.  One version I just installed today was Iron Python: IronPython is a new implementation of the Python programming language running on .NET. It supports an interactive console with fully dynamic compilation. It is well integrated with the rest of the .NET Framework […]

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listing applications installed in Windows XP with Python

The end of 2008 is approaching, making it an appropriate time to take inventory of my life — which also includes a lot of  my computer-related stuff.   In addition to cleaning up my office, I'm also cleaning up my Lenovo Thinkpad T60p, my primary work computer, whose drive has been close to its 100 GB […]

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Python 2.6

I just installed Python 2.6: Python 2.6 Release Python for Windows extensions — build 212 I've not had a chance to figure out how it's different from Python 2.5.

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