hexcomics: “get hexxed”

by gldnspud on February 10, 2013

If you like webcomics, you might enjoy perusing hexcomics. It's my wife's comic blog, where she's sharing a record of her adventures in comic-making and artistic expression.

She also writes about life as a homeschool teacher, and about being a totally awesome mom, at mamabirdscraps. Check it out!

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Before 11craft: technical works and writings

by gldnspud on May 30, 2012

As I prepare new ideas for Stacks, I thought I'd reflect on some technical works and writing from my past. Here is a selection of articles I wrote for my personal blog, circa 2006-2007.

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Cassowary, Cocoa Autolayout, and enaml constraints

May 22, 2012

Learn how the Cassowary algorithm works with a GUI toolkit, how you can make use of Cassowary using Cocoa Autolayout or Enthought enaml, and how the two toolkits compare for creating a GUI layout with moderate complexity. Read the rest at Stacks.

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New ownership and license for Schevo

April 21, 2009

Just a short post, but I'm excited about something that has been in the works for a little while now. My company, ElevenCraft, is now the owner of Schevo, the object-relational database I've been working on for several years with Patrick O'Brien of Orbtech, L.L.C. and PyCrust fame. Additionally, we're relicensing Schevo under the MIT […]

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Paver Patterns 1: Attach git branch to version number

April 14, 2009

Update: I no longer use this recipe, as it turned out to be an elaborate workaround for Paver 1.0 ignoring setup.cfg and distutils.cfg when using a Paver-based setup.py file. I'm now using a patch that allows Paver to honor such configuration files. I've been using Paver, a tool to help manage various bits of administrivia […]

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Schevo ticket triage

April 13, 2009

At US PyCon 2009 a couple of weeks ago, I was pleased to see some interest in Schevo. One of the problems I'm conquering is how to describe Schevo in one or two sentences. One idea that has been on my mind is this: "Schevo is an object-relationship database." A few months ago while I […]

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Safari cookie forgetfulness

December 28, 2008

I'm a little sad. I was really beginning to enjoy using Safari and the Webkit nightlies, but ever since the Mac OS X 10.5.6 update and Safari 3.2.1, I've been experiencing odd "cookie forgetfulness". When I visit websites that usually keep me logged in for a long period of time, they log me out pretty […]

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Starting back up…

December 28, 2008

I can't resist the pull!

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August 27, 2008

I use grep a lot. Used to use it a lot, that is, until I discovered grin. Whenever I set up a new virtualenv I now run easy_install grin.

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My goodness…

April 17, 2008

What a wild ride the last three months have been! Things were beginning to pick up in my professional career, having started a couple of new projects with enthusiasm (and funding!), and having ramped up my energy for supporting an existing project. On top of that, I'd been hired as a long-term contractor at a […]

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