1. A quick "yo!"

    No, I'm not dead yet.

    I just finished reading The Children of Hurin, which led me to re-read The Silmarillion. Brilliant.

    I also just got my grubby little hands on a UK copy of Reaper's Gale, Steven Erikson's new book in the Malazan Empire series. It's big. Really big. I …

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  2. Looking for a Django Reader

    I've just finished the last rough draft of a short e-book, An Intro to Testing Web apps with twill and Selenium. The book has four sections:

    1. Introduction
    2. twill intro
    3. Selenium intro
    4. Testing an app with twill and Selenium

    The "app" being tested in #4 is just the very simple poll …

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  3. http://www.swordstyle.com/blog2/?p=1419">http://www.swordstyle.com/blog2/?p=1419

    http://lists.idyll.org/pipermail/testing-in-python/2007-March/000233.html (and associated thread)





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  4. A new BLAST parser

    I spent the weekend hacking out a BLAST parsing package with pyparsing.

    BLAST is a really common bioinformatics tool used to search large-ish sequence databases, and the NCBI BLAST program is probably the single most heavily used program in bioinformatics by a long shot. Unfortunately, the NCBI folk have a …

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  5. Next: the moooovie

    Just saw Next. Highly recommended, believe it or not -- it was a very intelligently done sci-fi movie.

    Go! See it! You will enjoy it, if you're in the mood for a bit of silliness and some good ol' fashioned paranormal powers!


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