Lightning Scripts ⚡

You may or may not be familiar with PyCon‘s Lightning Talks, a session of quick hitter talks given each year on a variety of topics. These “Lightning Scripts” are ten of my favorite Python scripts that have served me well as of late to perform a variety of tasks. Highlights include the glob, os, calendar, […]

Automated Python With Windows Task Scheduler

So you want to run your Python scripts automatically, but how? I had heard of several popular scheduling libraries in Python like celery, Invoke, and schedule. One of my requirements is to run the python file “in the background”, not in command prompt or an open window. Enter Windows Task Scheduler, the de facto scheduler on […]


Quote of Zen: “Productivity isn’t about running faster or pushing yourself harder, but rather, about working smarter and paying a bit more attention to what is really going on.” – New York Times Blog Book I’m Reading Right Now: Eloquent Javascript Recent Discovery: Integrated Development Environments for Web Programming – another piece of the web […]