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Archive for July, 2013

From Design Comp to Code

From Design Comp to Code

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

An experiment in extracting content from a Photoshop design comp from within a code editor. NOTE: This is just a prototype. It’s not yet included in Brackets or Edge Code.

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Python: Common Newbie Mistakes, Part 2

Python: Common Newbie Mistakes, Part 2

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This post come from Amir Rachum. The focus of this part is an area of problems where scoping in Python is misunderstood. Usually, when we have global variables (okay, I’ll say it because I have to – global variables are bad), Python understands it if we access them within a function: bar = 42 def foo(): […]

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Python: Common Newbie Mistakes, Part 1

Python: Common Newbie Mistakes, Part 1

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the past few months I’ve been helping some people who are new to Python to get to know the language. I found that there are some pitfalls that almost everyone meet when they’re new to the language, so I decided to share my advice with you. Each part of this series will focus on a […]

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Plans for Vim 7.4

Plans for Vim 7.4

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

from Bram Moolenaar Hello Vim users, We are now at patch level 7.3.931. In a few weeks we would reach 999.  I don’t want to find out what happens if we go over that, so it’s time for Vim 7.4! The top five of the voting list: http://www.vim.org/sponsor/vote_results.php 1. add IDE features 2. add integration with […]

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10 great free monospaced fonts for programming

10 great free monospaced fonts for programming

| July 15, 2013 | 7 Comments

Too many programmers don’t pay enough attention to the fonts they use to work, yet coding involves staring at your screen a long and reading complicated and detailed text. A good choice of font for your coding activites can make a huge difference and improve your productivity, so take a look at the fonts in […]

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What Python developers need to know before migrating to Go(lang)

What Python developers need to know before migrating to Go(lang)

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is a (long) blog post about our experience at Repustate in migrating a big chunk of code from Python/Cython to Go. If you want to read the whole story, background and all, read on. If you’re interested in just what Python developers need to know before taking the plunge, click the link below. Tips […]

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