Category Archives: long

>750 words

Does a DUO Pen Work in Ubuntu

I’ve recently bought a PnF DUO Tigital Tablet Pen. Basically it’s a pen and a sensor which use ultrasonics to turn your screen into a touch screen. PnF provides supporting software for Mac and Windows, but not for Linux. In … Continue reading

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The Book and The Crisis

Introduction Not long ago I was on SU’s Camp Leaders’ Weekend. It was a great chance to meet leaders from other SU camps, worship God together, get high-quality training, and learn more about God from the guest speaker. One session … Continue reading

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Pseudo Terminals in Python

Summary In this post I’ll show you a Python script which becomes a pseudo terminal so that it can act as a man in the middle between your terminal emulator and a running process.  In my example, the Python script … Continue reading

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Python: Context-Sensitive Formatting

Introduction Python’s new string formatting syntax, introduced in Python 2.6, provides many advantages over the old %-based formatting.  I’ve set out to extend this string formatting, in order to help developers avoid making silly mistakes like forgetting to quote special … Continue reading

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Vim and Breakindent

My contention: Programmers should never have to insert line breaks into long lines of code. Why: The position of line breaks in long lines of code does not contain any semantic information.  Where coding standards limit line length, it is … Continue reading

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