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 search. But to click on each of my favorites palettes and than on the download link was to tedious…


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 you can still use them.


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 OpenOffice several years for this task, but was never quite lucky with it as i always had to fix the layout after i added a new entry… But this time it bothered me once too often, so i had to code something :-)


pySVG - 0.2.1

12.10.2010 by kerim in pysvg | python

I just updated pySVG to 0.2.1.


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 different characters. Even i am not a fan of pixelart, i felt in love with them and the urge to make an editor for them. Yeah and last friday i spend my spare time creating an online editor for them called Openpixels Character Editor. Go check it out and if your interested in the development, come back :-)


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 this snippet was born:


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…


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 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.


A flash game portal with python

02.06.2010 by azarai in python | tools

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.


The future of Imago

01.05.2010 by azarai in Javascript | imago

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.