Ned Batchelder

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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..

Coverage.py 4.0a3

 20 January

Lots of things happening in coverage.py world these days. Turns out I broke the XML report a long time ago, so that directories were not reported as packages. » more..

Kindling projects page

 19 January

New programmers often need small projects to work on as they hone their skills. Exercises in courses are too small, and don't leave much room for self-direction or extending to follow the interests of the student. » 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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