"Introducing Treading on Python"

For the past few months life has been somewhat hectic. Real work has been busy as we have been pushing to release our next generation product. In the meantime, I have been writing a book outside of work. The book, Treading on Python, is a quick paced introduction to Python …

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"Creating Category Feeds in Octopress"

The static blog generator, Octopress, does not generate per category RSS feeds by default. I thought I would need a plugin to do this but it is quite easy and a plugin is overkill. All that you need to do is create a feed file with the appropriate filtering to …

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"Removing Mobile Chrome in Octopress"

On mobile devices, the address bar takes up too much space. Here is how I made it disappear on this blog. This blog is an Octopress blog so I put it in octopress/source/_includes/custom/head.html, but the code html and javascript should work on any webpage.

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"E-books: It's Just Text"

I'm volunteering at my kid's Elementary School to teach eight 45 minute classes. There are various suggested pre-canned courses that one can offer to teach. But I choose to teach a course of my own creation, How to Create E-books. So, I'm currently in the middle of teaching ten 3rd …

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"Utah Python Oct 2011"

Utah Python will be holding the October meeting on Thursday the 13th. We will have two presentations this month. The first will cover profiling of Python applications. The second will cover regular expressions. For someone who threw out the regex hammer from my toolbag, I'm interested in perhaps replacing it …

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