Blog: #how-to

These are my blog posts about instructions for anything:

14 Jan 2014:

Git choose your own adventure  also: #git

3 Oct 2013:

Finding stale pyc files  also: #unix

12 Dec 2011:

Deleting files, keeping a few  also: #unix

9 Mar 2011:

Quick and dirty multi-threaded Django dev server  also: #django

17 Feb 2011:

How to not get reputation points on Stack Overflow  also: #online

5 Nov 2009:

Continuous integration for Python with Hudson  also: #python

21 May 2008:

How to apply patches  also: #unix

30 Jan 2008:

Truly transparent text with PIL  also: #python #graphics

27 Jan 2008:

How to make people feel stupid  also: #communication

6 Dec 2007:

Extracting JPGs from PDFs  also: #python #graphics #pdf

17 Oct 2007:

Http-https transitions and relative URLs  also: #web

2 Mar 2007:

Presentation tips  also: #communication

30 Dec 2006:

How to move a subversion repository  also: #source-control

29 Oct 2006:

Subversion branching quick start  also: #source-control

12 Apr 2006:

How to feel miserable as an artist  also: #philosophy

8 Feb 2006:

Usability testing on the cheap  also: #testing

4 Feb 2006:

Copper comic  also: #comics

27 Sep 2005:

Avoid being called a bozo when producing xml  also: #xml

26 Apr 2005:

How to make a coin ring  also: #crafts

24 Apr 2005:

How to start a fire with a can of Coke and a chocolate bar  also: #hacks

18 Mar 2005:

Opening a file with an unknown extension  also: #windows

8 Feb 2005:

Ryan’s cog tips, and Theoden’s code tips  also: #funny #coding #cog

5 Feb 2005:

Quick start for Subversion  also: #source-control

4 Feb 2005:

How to cut  also: #food

30 Jan 2005:

Nice Windows icons with wxPython  also: #python

8 Jan 2005:

Tricks of the trade  also: #blogs

28 Nov 2004:

How to kill a mockingbird  also: #books #funny

20 Oct 2004:

The complete guide to isometric pixel art  also: #art

12 Oct 2004:

How to use XSLT from .NET  also: #xslt #c#

18 Sep 2004:

Coloring Windows console text  also: #windows #shells

19 Aug 2004:

Tile-based Flash game tutorial  also: #games

14 May 2004:

How not to deal with exceptions  also: #coding #exceptions

21 Mar 2004:

How to make a pop-up scene  also: #crafts

5 Mar 2004:

How to spot a fake programmer  also: #work

4 Mar 2004:

Making Visual Studio less annoying #2  also: #ides

3 Mar 2004:

Making Visual Studio less annoying #1  also: #ides

3 Feb 2004:

Ian’s shoelace site  also: #obsession

28 Jan 2004:

How to distribute Python modules?  also: #python

19 Jan 2004:

Speeding C++ links  also: #c++

6 Jan 2004:

How to ask for help

26 Dec 2003:

How to fold paper in half twelve times  also: #crafts

4 Nov 2003:

Stencil revolution  also: #art

9 Oct 2003:

Acrobat 6  also: #tools

26 Sep 2003:

How to improve a day  also: #coding

8 Aug 2003:

Stroke technique  also: #swimming

6 Jun 2003:

Python main() functions  also: #python #shells

30 Apr 2003:

Two links from Bob  also: #japan

25 Feb 2003:

How to be a programmer  also: #dev-mindset

20 Apr 2002:

How to draw a monkey  also: #art

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