Links to stuff
Things I've done recently:
- Participated in the ACM South-Pacific regional with Carlo & Ronny - we were the top 1st year team!
- Wrote Huffman compression utility for INFO1905 assignment - Carlo & I worked out a really tiny way of storing the header. Now, it's just back to writing unit tests and documenting... (incidentally …
Busy, busy, busy.
Uni assignments, NCSS Challenge, math quizzes (urgh!), Presenter, and also ACM training. Wow there's heaps to do. I'm trying to uses Getting Things GNOME! to organise myself, and it works, but only when I use it. :( Clearly every organisation system should work even when I don't use it. ;)
In other …read more
It's been nice knowing you, but I'm giving you up.
No more reading RSS feeds during my computer labs, no more worrying about whether Google is spying on me by working out what kind of subscriptions I read.
Goodbye Google Reader, Hello undisclosed client-side RSS reader.read more
In the spirit of "release early, release often", here is another release of Presenter. This is an Alpha release, so it's still got plenty of bugs (the obvious one is with Video playback).
I've provided a .deb package, so if you're a Debian/Ubuntu user, it should be relatively easy …read more
Leaving Semester 1, Entering Semester 2
So, I finished Semester 1, and got my results back. They're not brilliant, but they're enough...
Professional Engineering and IT: 71 (Credit) Fundamentals of Elec and Electronic Engineering: 59 (Pass) Differential Calculus: 71 (Credit) Linear Algebra: 74 (Credit) Informatics (Advanced): 95 (High Distinction)
And the subjects which I'm taking this …read more
Latex - inserting a box with no content
Or, an empty box! Working out that query on Google took me some time, so I'll put the answer here:
RealLife (tm) Update: I'm enjoying University, and I'm thinking of moving into C/C++ via Vala.read more
Update on Presenter
How to do plugins using eggs
(Just so that I don't forget, and because some of you may not have seen this before.)
This is the magic Python code which automagically gets eggs with the entry point "my.plugin.namespace" declared.
for egg_plugin in pkg_resources.iter_entry_points('my.plugin.namespace'): print egg_plugin.name