Friday, February 24, 2023

Python str Collection Gotchas

We have been slowly adding Python type hints [1] to Synapse and have made great progress (see some of our motivation). Through this process we have learned a lot about Python and type hints. One bit that was unexpected is that many of the abstract base classes representing groups of …

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Friday, May 26, 2017

RSS Feeds for Wikipedia Current Events and NHL News

I subscribe to a fair amount of feeds for news, blogs, articles, etc. I’m currently subscribed to 122 feeds, some of which have tens of articles a day (news sites), some of which are dead. [1] Unfortunately there’s still a few sites that I was visiting manually each …

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Boston Python: Twisted async networking framework

Yesterday, Stephen DiCato and I gave a talk for Boston Python titled: Twisted async networking framework. It was an introduction to intermediate level talk about using the Twisted networking framework based on our experiences at Percipient Networks.

The talk, available on our GitHub (PDF) covered a few basic topics:

  1. What …
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