The SpringerLink pdf manipulation scripts are now up on github. You can get them at I am slowly moving most of the public projects and code over to github so that people can use it and change it more effectively.
My last twitter was “ Well now its time to blog about it. And share some code…won’t that be fun? So I’ve always wanted to do some distributed programming or parallel programming(technically not the same, but aim at solving similar problems), but the barrier of entry was always too high… Read more“Working with Hadoop”
The TaskIt application aims to help you in your Getting things Done(GTD) approach and thus provides a task list or a ToDo list. When you organize your thoughts and put them down in your TaskIt list, you will get a much better view of your tasks. This is a Work… Read more“Project: TaskIt”
Although I tackled some questions over email about it, I only experimented with hadoop a few times. Not professionally
When working as part of a team on a Django project, it is often useful to have a per-host settings file. There are many ways to do this but the approach that I liked most is creating a local_settings.py file in each environment. I’m often the only programmer on web… Read more“”
A couple of months ago, we started working on a project, code named firemote, to help in the detection and prevention of forest fires in Lebanon. I didn’t say anything about it because i was waiting for it to be announced, and the announcement was finally done a few days… Read more“Firemote project is finally public”
Upgrading an older project to Django 1.4 So many little changes that make development with it oh-so-sweeter
Was writing some code today and ended up with “Dictionary<string, List<Dictionary<string, string>>> resultDictionary” Does anyone else think that this is hideous? It’s a dictionary keyed by strings and holding lists of dictionaries keyed by strings and holding strings. And it is what you get when you have a statically typed… Read more“Ugly code”
Shocked that my last project at the hospital which my boss assured me will only take a few days to complete is going to take much longer.
There are 10 types of programmers in the world, those who have written a compiler and those who can’t read binary. I’ve never written a compiler. At college, I had to drop the class because of a conflict and have always wanted to write one ever since. Even if just… Read more“Jack Compiler”