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Programming is about Interfaces, and not just the graphical ones, EuroPython2011 post 1

If you program, you create interfaces. And I don’t just mean the graphical user ones. All software is broken up in functions, methods, modules, plugins, etc. All pieces of software are used by other pieces of software. Every programmer’s code … Continue reading

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Atm-mi path-finder scraping script update (combining two scrapes)

I’ve upgraded my atm-mi interface-for-means-of-transportation-finder script. Now you can not only ask the best way to get from point A to point B in Milan, but you can also get the news about the lines you are advised to use … Continue reading

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Milan’s public transport (atm-mi) path finder simplified interface, PHP script (one week scripting exercise n. 2)

I’ve written a script to create a simpler interface for Milan’s public transport (atm-mi) path finder web site. It took me a few days, and a lot of the time I was figuring out how to deal with exceptions (imprecise … Continue reading

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