Joshua on March 12th, 2011

Programming Python, 4th Edition by Mark Lutz continues to be an excellent book for Python programmers of all levels. If you are new to Python you definitely want to start with Learning Python or some other introductory book. Once you are familiar with the basics Programming Python should be your next step.  While the author […]

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Joshua on February 15th, 2011

SQL Pocket Guide is exactly that, a small guide to most things SQL. You won’t find a lot of background or extraneous content. Instead you’ll get good examples of SQL syntax for nearly every SQL command supported by PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server. I’ve been using this book daily at work, and […]

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Joshua on November 30th, 2009

I’ve long been fascinated by photo mosaics (using small images to create a larger image), so I was pretty excited when I ran across PyMos. PyMos is a Python module that makes mosaics using both your choice of image and choice of tiny images to build it with. Just install it as you would any […]

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Joshua on September 13th, 2009

Well, we finally got all of our negatives scanned, filtered out the lousiest of them, and placed our final order with  In all we sent them 3821 negatives and rejected 959 of them.  Most of the ones we rejected were either blurry or dark. I also rejected pictures containing no person or thing I […]

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