Starfields and Galaxies with Python

19.12.2007 by kerim in natural | pygame | python | tutorial

A long time ago i spend a lot of my resources programming fractals and "natural" phenomenons. Since my last adventure with pygame i was playing around with the idea of implementing some algorithms of old times in python anew and use pygame to test them. A


ImageResize on the web using cherrypy

07.12.2007 by kerim in python

The idea:
A simple webbased application that will resize any image of yours immediately and give it back to you.

The goal is to have a simple form that will ask for a file to upload, the new size and the question if the aspect ratio should be preserved.


Printing the content of a directory in windows

26.09.2007 by kerim in tools

Do you remember the good old times when you used to print the results of a simple "DIR" command ? This "feature" has been absent since Windows 95. Of course you still can start the command line and issue the dir command but normally printers are managed b


Restart applications in python

24.09.2007 by kerim in python

I wrote a small script that allows for an application to restart. Perhaps it is usefull for others. There are several use cases like "autoupdating" or changes in preferences in the program that require restarts.

Basically it is very easy to do such things


Our Journey to a blog with django - Part 3: Lessons learned during coding

14.09.2007 by azarai in django | python

This time i'll talk about my experiences made by building our blog/tiny cms system. It's still in development as some features are missing i'd came up since Part 1 and like to implement, but its already in a useful working state and it urged me to switch


Our Journey to a blog with django - Part 2: The basic Model

30.07.2007 by azarai in django | python

This time i am going to define our model for a basic system. The basic version should handle content i.e. blog posts and supports tagging for them. All other feature will come later and get their own post.

At first we need a model for our tag. It should


Our Journey to a blog with django - Part 1: The Requirements

21.07.2007 by azarai in django | python

At the very beginning of our blog, we had to decide if we are going with a self written bloglike system or a mature existing one. After some discussion a self written was out of scope back then and so i evaluated a few blog systems and finally settled wit


Imago - An Ajax Image Gallery - New supporting Tool

14.07.2007 by azarai in ajax | imago | tools

Recently i had the need of just putting the images in one directory into a Imago Image Gallery without using Picasa and caring about an image title. As i am a new fan of python, i hacked a script together that does the job. The script can be downloaded :D


Parsing an excel sheet in Python platform independent

28.06.2007 by kerim in python

My wife had some trouble with excelsheets and scripts that had to be created from these sheets. In particular she had to filter the sheet and exclude certain values. Then from the resulting set she had to extract the data of one column only. And for each


A short visit of PyGame

31.05.2007 by kerim in game-development | pygame | python

Ok, its play time again.
Since Azarai already told you about our newly awakened interest in 3D programming and since he already made some posts about engines, textures, terrain editors etc. I thought i gave you a small intro into something totally differe