Ned Batchelder

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Transcripts of talks?

 2 September

A friend recommended a technical talk today: How to Design an a Good API and Why it Matters by Joshua Bloch. Looks good! » more..

Ben's comic: Avis

 17 August

Ben spent the summer at a RISD program for high-schoolers (obligatory celebration cake was here.) He majored in comics, and this is his final project. » more..

Fetching GitHub pull requests

 31 July

When reviewing GitHub pull requests, I sometimes want to get the proposed code onto my own machine, for running it, or just reading it in my own editor. Here are a few ways to do it, with a digression into git/alias/shell weirdness tacked on the end. » more..

Creative looping

 30 July

One of the interesting things about helping beginning programmers is to see the way they think. After programming for so long, and using Python for so long, it's hard to remember how confusing it can all be. » 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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