Ned Batchelder

PyCon 2018

16 May

PyCon 2018 is over, and of course I enjoyed the hell out of it. I tweeted a bit this year, so I’ll tell the story partly with tweets. » more..

Money for cotton candy

8 May

My autistic son Nat did something last weekend that got my attention. It’s going to seem like a small thing, and in some ways it is a small thing. » more..

Do one thing

28 April

A famous and popular set of ideas for object-oriented programs are the SOLID design principles. The name is an acronym of the five principles: » more..

Makefile help target

4 April

In a pull request today, I was struck again by the difficulty of providing a “help” target for Makefiles. The make command doesn’t natively have a way to see what targets are available, because the set is dynamic and large, so we are left to cobble things together ourselves. » 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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