Ned Batchelder

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Mushroom cake

 24 March

My youngest son Ben turned 17 today. He is fascinated with mushrooms, so we made him a mushroom cake. » more..

Finding temp file creators

 14 March

One of the things that is very useful about Python is its extreme introspectability and malleability. Taken too far, it can make your code an unmaintainable mess, but it can be very handy when trying to debug large and complex projects. » more..

CPyChecker

 16 February

Coverage.py has a trace function written in C, for speed. It uses the Python C API, which is notoriously tricky to get right because you have to manage reference counts yourself. » more..

Laptop cake

 15 February

For my Mom's 75th birthday (tomorrow), we made a laptop cake, because she is as much tied to her computer as I am: » more..

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Code

software I made

  • ▫ Aptus ·· a Mandelbrot set explorer
  • ▫ coverage.py ·· for measuring Python code coverage
  • ▫ hyphenate ·· for hyphenating words with the Liang/Knuth algorithm
  • » more code..

Text

words I wrote

 ·· I'm a software developer with a long career, a wife and three boys, one autistic. I help organize Boston Python. » more..

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