Ned Batchelder

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Text-mode menu bar indicators

 17 April

I recently upgraded my Mac operating system, and decided to try out a new feature: automatically hiding the menu bar. This gives me back another sliver of vertical space. » more..

Clean-text bookmarklet

 8 April

I love the text-based web. I love that people can speak their minds, express opinions, encourage each other, and create a lively world of words. » more..

IronPython is weird

 15 March

Have you fully understood how Python 2 and Python 3 deal with bytes and Unicode? Have you watched Pragmatic Unicode (also known as the Unicode Sandwich, or unipain) forwards and backwards? » more..

Rubik's algorithms

 26 February

Recently, a nephew asked about how to solve a Rubik's Cube. I couldn't sit down with him to show him what I knew, so I looked around the web for explanations. » 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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