Monthly archives: October, 2007

Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000

IT WAS TIME to finally replace the old dinosaur keyboard. My Microsoft Natural Keyboard at work had sustained some unfixable sticky keys after many years of writings, so a replacement had to be found. Once more I was thinking of finding another used Microsoft Natural Keyboard (done this before to have a keyboard both at…


Help On Python Regular Expressions

REGULAR EXPRESSIONS ARE a powerful friend, but the friendship doesn’t come easy. Regular expressions can be somewhat baffling getting a grasp on, but when finally understood, the possibilities are almost endless. When developing the searching expression used in HTML Parsing With Beautiful Soup I realized that my regular expression knowledge had gotten a bit rusty….


HTML Parsing With Beautiful Soup

BEAUTIFUL SOUP IS an HTML/XML parser written in Python. Beautiful Soup excels as an easy to use parser that requires no knowledge of actual parsing theory and techniques. And thanks to the excellent documentation with many code examples, it is easy to fabricate some working code very quickly. On Debian, Beautiful Soup can be install…


Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts

IT IS EASY to see why people really love their MacBooks. These computers are sleek and run a cool operating system. I also really love my MacBook that I bought at TheCamp 2007, just from the fact that its killing me! Where feasible I prefer to use keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse navigation, but on…