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Last Two Lectures Are Up

The last two lectures in the Software Carpentry course are up: Teamware Summary (where “last” means “last in delivery order”, not “last to be revised”). ...
March 02, 2006

Wikipedia on an iPod

Yup: Wikipedia on an iPod, the whole thing. (Via Mike Gunderloy, yet again.)
March 01, 2006

Usability of Programming Systems

Steven Clarke has been applying a cognitive dimensions framework to the problem of making libraries and API more usable. He’s now looking for volunteers who...
March 01, 2006

Wrestling With Mail in Python

I have a bunch of old mailboxes (created by pine), and I'd like to extract the message bodies. Problem is, some of the messages were sent as HTML, so the bo...
March 01, 2006