Category Archives: Python

Tweetability and Readability

Robin wrote a good story: Last Beautiful.  http://ur1.ca/sees
I thought Robin’s writing was “twitterish” – most of the sentences were under 140 characters. http://ur1.ca/seex
Maybe microblogging pushed him to write better, snappier sentences? http://ur1.ca/sewq
Sounds like a hypothesis – let’s make that story easy to parse: http://ur1.ca/sefl
Time to break out the python and turn this story into tweets: http://gist.github.com/348616

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Android Scripting Environment is heating up

The Android Scripting Environment is to the Android phone as Greasemonkey is to Firefox.   It’s a simple place to do quick hacks for your phone without having to build a full plugin or application.

Two cool scripts that just got released are Silent Night and Droid Track. Continue reading Android Scripting Environment is heating up

Mixins, Django, Python and adding to Models

I’m working with my buddy ADubs, esq. on a project where we make it easier to add federation to various models. We’re properly lazy programmers, so we don’t want to rewrite federation for each model we are creating, we just want to mix it in as a general set of functionality.  Below the fold, more details, sample code, etc.
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