Ned Batchelder

Tidelift

20 May

I’m a firm believer that open source software is woefully under-supported. The value people get from using open source far far far exceeds the resources they collectively put into the open source ecosystem. » more..

Coverage.py 5.0a5: pytest contexts

13 May

Development of version 5 of coverage.py is going slowly, but it is progressing. The latest alpha is out: coverage.py 5.0a5. » more..

Startup.py

16 April

Someone recently asked how to permanently change the prompt in the Python interactive REPL. The answer is you can point the PYTHONSTARTUP environment variable at a Python file, and that file will be executed every time you enter the interactive prompt. » more..

Cog 3.0

2 April

Cog is a small tool I wrote years ago. It finds snippets of Python in text files, executes them, and inserts the result back into the text. » 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

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Text

words I wrote

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