Site Sponsors:
90 Free Videos 
It has been quite awhile since I updated the blog. -We have been spending much time growing the Facebook, instead!

Yes, I know I swore-out of FB awhile back... but shortly thereafter I felt inspired to create a group dedicated to Python3 Training.

Python3 Training Group - Click

Now weighing in at over 12,000 members - and growing by 1000 new students each month - I guess the notion, was worth locomotion?

Also by way of inspiration, allow me to note that today, July 4th, 2020, that - for whatever reason - I feel inspired to public ally share the 90 free videos - usually reserved for my fellow book patrons & Pythoneers - with you, as well:

Free Video Page - Click

Happy Bangs, Noises, Smells & Revolutionary-Remembrance Days?

- Randall


[ view entry ] ( 31 views )   |  permalink  |  related link
Return of the Piranha 
Got a cheap, NEW-name Micro SD card. Should have known better, but - after avoiding so many NAND 'knock-offs & outright scams - the card looked genuine?



Yikes. The chips did not even have the decency to die - just trashed my data after working fine for the first bank.

Pure evil.

Knowing what I know from my security & robotics days, I had to either chip it, or get a refund. Times being what they are, we opted for the cash back.

Yet using `dd` and /dev/urandom would have taken days (~150 GB / day!)

So we updated ye olde 'Piranha wipe to gen the files - one group per PID.

Took three 'fish' a few hours to trash 400GB - (odd number of K - yet another sign that the card was untrustworthy!)

Thought I would share the code.

Enjoy the journey,

-- Randall

[ view entry ] ( 1122 views )   |  permalink  |  related link
REALLY easy data entry for Python... 
Had to share this one: Create a field-name dictionary, show the window, then enumerate-out the results.



Code: To see the code on GitHub, click here


[ view entry ] ( 831 views )   |  permalink  |  related link

| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Next> Last>>