New Site - Why am I doing this?

New Site - Why am I doing this?

I realized that I automate or script something that I do at least 4 or 5 times a week. I run into mundane or repetive tasks all that time and I think I am allergic to repetitive tasks. I get a bad case of the sleepies.

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Two Good Resources For Learning to Script with Python

Two Good Resources For Learning to Script with Python

Here are some great resources for learning about Python Scripting.

Books Automate the Boring Stuff

by Al Sweigart

Al Sweigart has written a great starting point for learning be a successful Python scripting pro. Automating the boring stuf...

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Setting Up a Python Virtual Environment

Setting Up a Python Virtual Environment

This articles is a quick do-it-yourself (DIY) guide on setting up a virtual environment on your computer for scripting with Python.

Why would you want to setup a virtual environment?

Setting up a virtual environment allows you to separa...

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My Take on Python Version 2 vs 3

My Take on Python Version 2 vs 3

It's a huge point of conversation.

The internet has been debating the merits of Python 2 vs Python 3 for years now. I am sure the Python foundation would love for everyone to have switched entirely to Python 3 by now. There are reasons...

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My Lazy Scripter Radar

My Lazy Scripter Radar

Do you have an internal radar or alarm that goes off in your head whenever you find yourself doing something repetitive? I certainly do. I know just enough scripting to know that nearly everything repetitive can be scripted.

If I find ...

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Choosing a Scripting Language

Choosing a Scripting Language

There are hundred, perhaps thousands, of programming languages in the world. Some of them are specialized for specific hardware (iPhones, for example), others are notoriously difficult (c++), and others are general-purpose scripting l...

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