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Writing Utilities in Python: fang

While working at Salesforce, I hacked a nice little utility in perl called fang, which is short for “find and grep”. It had some nice features, and I’ve often wanted something like it that I could use at home and … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Source Code Control Cloud?

For my personal software projects, I use GitHub, which is great for open source or private single user projects. Is there a better cloud based solution for a small businesses? Here’s a summary comparison. I was going to include Google … Continue reading

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Wikidata Class Hierarchy

The latest update to the wd-extract.py program in my wikidata project (see https://github.com/jimbelton/wikidata for the code) includes the ability to extract the class hierarchy from a wikidata dump file. I’ve also added a new program, wd-diagram.py, that can render the … Continue reading

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Wikidata Extraction Tool on GitHub

I just pushed the first bit of a tool for extracting information from wikidata.org. See my previous article for a description of the dump format. The tool can be found here: https://github.com/jimbelton/wikidata It doesn’t do a lot so far, but … Continue reading

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Top 10 Programming Languages in 2015

I’m going to try to combine data from 5 different sources to come up with a unified top 10 list of programming languages for 2015: # OVERALL Tiobe RedMonk IEEE Stack Overflow GitHub 1 Java Java JS Java JS JS … Continue reading

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Baker Proof of Concept on GitHub

The first proof of concept of my latest hack project is available on GitHub: https://github.com/jimbelton/baker This program (written in python) is able to automatically build a simple C library and its test program. The tool requires little to no configuration … Continue reading

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