Markdown Editors

21.06.2013 by Jens in python | resource-tip

I've been using markdown quiet some time now and i mostly like it, even its missing some stuff in the default spec, i.e. tables (i know there plenty of derivates outside which fill the gap :-) ). And usually i wrote it in a plain text editor or in the tex


Post to Tumblr with python

19.05.2013 by azarai in python

I have an art blog over at tumblr where i post my (almost) daily doodles. Usually i post them with the Tumblr UI, but lately i i got annoyed but that way and hacked something together to post images directly from my windows exlorer.

  1. Register an app at tu

Colourlovers Palette Downloader

20.12.2012 by azarai in python | tools

I like Colourlovers and frequently use it. But one thing that really bugged me all the time was that i could not download all color palettes i've ever favoured. Nothing in the UI, not even through the api. At least one could find them again with the searc


Imago now with AGPL

17.02.2011 by azarai in imago

Even my previous plans with imago didn't work out i still did the step and released it under the AGPL and also offer a commercial license in case the AGPL isn't applicable for you. The terms of use of the previous 08 and 07 versions are not affected and y


Create your own textformat and parse it

27.12.2010 by azarai in python | snipplet

For my cv i maintain a list of all projects i worked on to give a bit more information than a typical german cv does. Each project entry contains a name and description, what my job and role was and which technology was mainly used and when it was. I used


pySVG - 0.2.1

12.10.2010 by kerim in pysvg | python

I just updated pySVG to 0.2.1.

Changes as far as I remember:

  • switched to BSD as license for the moment. Will see how that turns out.
  • added **kwargs to make life a bit easier when instantiating objects
  • added dropshadows (contributed by Bastian)
  • added pat

The Openpixels Character Editor is born

19.08.2010 by azarai in python | tools

Some time ago i was browsing for 2d sprites again and somehow run accross a nice collection called Openpixels. It's a set of pixelart characters in classic rpg orientation provided in gimp format, with all stuff in its own layer, so you can create alot of


Export a diigo list to markdown

08.08.2010 by azarai in python | snipplet

I use diigo as my bookmarking service and specially their list feature for collecting links of a research topic. Occasionally i need to export a list as markdown syntax. Luckily they got an api and theres also a python modul for it. So some minutes later


Using kwargs to initialize an object

20.07.2010 by kerim in python | snipplet

Way to many (possible and/or optional) parameters for a class? Here is a 5 second tip for all those old style Java-type-programmers...

Use kwargs, simple setter methods and run through the keys.

#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
class myClass(

Playing a mp3 stream with python

07.06.2010 by azarai in python | snipplet

I listen to web radios aka music streams alot and usually do not really care how the players work. But recently i got somehow curious about how to play a mp3 stream with python. And it should run on my windows box. That made my search a bit difficult. But