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 i found a solution, the GStreamer lib. It has python bindings and windows builds, hurray. But actually it didn’t look like it would be a simple 1 minute installation and it wasn’t. To save you the time, i wrote this summary of my installation.
Some month ago i wrote about the mochiads api and introduced my python mochi lib for working with some aspects of the moch ads api. I did also mention i was writing something, and tada was a game portal for flash games. After some hacking time i opened up my own flash game protal, sumosaru.com and forgot it til today :-) And now i’ll share the code with you.
If you are a user of Imago you might already noticed that there hasn’t been a new release for some month now. Frankly i do not spend much time improving it, neither do i really have the motivation. On the other site i’ve been thinking for while what i should do with Imago. Now i found a solution i feel comfortable with and you my fellow users are involved.
Coded as described in the Construction section (square based part) in Wikipedia. SVG export requires pySVG.
Occationally Stumple Upon gives me nice pages that i didn’t know anything about before.
My python pySVG just got a mate named Trundle the turtle (named after a turtle in my kids english school book). For a while now I haven’t coded much for pySVG. I had a lot of requests and emails though and one of those involves resurrecting parts of my old abandoned lib for representing natural phenomena.
24.01.2010 by azarai in python
Some time ago while going to work one of those silly ideas sneaked into my mind. I started wondering how it would look like if i take a picture, grayscale it and replace ranges of gray with a color. I’d image something like popart, you know. But i got more curious about the result if only the computer did the work.
I know it sounds trivial but as usual the trivial things are those that are most annoying. Running through the harddrive of my notebook i came accross way to much garbage manifesting itself through empty directories.
From time to time i stumble across map editors for 2D games, sometimes useable, sometimes just demos and of course the occasional jewel. I finally decided to maintain a list post of my findings.