chris @ August 6, 2007 # Comments Off
In David Goodger’s lovely article Code Like a Pythonista there’s not only a wealth of little bits about idiomatic Pyhton (or: how to find that fabled “one best way of doing things”), but also some entertainment.
Ever tried importing this in the Python interpreter:
>>> import this
… or wondered about the future of curly braces in […]
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chris @ June 19, 2007 # Comments Off
So it’s over, and what a great experience it was.
(And not only because one of my pictures was used by the Guardian technology blog!)
Sure, there were annoyances. You’d think someone would have figured out how to provide stable wifi, even for a few hundred power users. And the joy at getting to keep the lovely […]
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Hackday, winding down
chris @ June 17, 2007 # Comments Off
As I type, the geek crowd is mostly massed to the left and right of the center stage, chatting and last-minute hacking in the dark, by the glow of our laptop screens. The wifi is up, for a change. The mood is relaxed, though a teeny-tiny bit sleepy at times. We just got nice sandwiches […]
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chris @ June 13, 2007 # 3 Comments
Well, part of it is buying chocolate and fresh fruit to help making it through the long night.
I’m so looking forward to this, even if I feel apprehensive, as I’m just a so-so coder. But hey, I have other untapped strengths. Surely. Maybe.
Be that as it may, while looking at the presentation schedule […]
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Hackday London & Yahoo! Pipes
chris @ June 10, 2007 # Comments Off
So I’m attending the London Yahoo! Open Hackday, which will take place at Ally Pally next weekend. (Squeee! They accepted me!). I’m much looking forward to it, unwashed geeks and all. The idea is to hack up something within a day, preferably using the various Yahoo!/Flickr/BBC APIs. I’m not much fazed — I’m not going […]
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