IDE Joys


I use Komodo Edit for writing Python -- and find it very useful.  It only lacks one thing -- autocompletion.   What I've found is something better than autocompletion: the Python interactive shell.  The >>> prompt rules.


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Building Documentation


I like to document.  It's a way of thinking things through, as well as a way to memorialize design decisions.  But I hate using big, clunky desktop editors.


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Open Source In The News


Check the InformationWeek analysis of enterprise adoption of open source software. 


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My Bias is Showing


 Why Python?  Is it just because I know Python better than Java?


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Something Else I Invented


I've invented some pretty cool stuff.  However, I never seem to "finish" it, or package it for distribution.  And, mine don't have a high degree of "completeness of vision", they mostly did one thing pretty well.


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What I love about Python == what I hate about the word of open source 


I thought my quick and dirty HTML scraper was cool.  However, Beautiful Soup is certainly more complete, and might be easy-enough to extend.


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What I love about Python == What I hate about the HTML mixed-content model


In a few hours, one can knock out a piece of software that manages to derive normalized data from pretty random HTML.  Here's how.


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Django Project, Application and Database Naming


When you start building something in Django, it's hard to pick a name that has the right level of evolvability.  I think I'm getting the hang of it, but maybe someone has a better suggestion.


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PyCon 2007 (Revised)


Wow!

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My open source projects


ZOPE.ORG has a place for some my Python projects

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