The Joy of Logging With Python

In painting and coding, there are no mistakes, only happy accidents.  Fortunately when errors happen, Python affords us its stock ‘logging‘ module, which sometimes catches flak in the community for its syntax and documentation. After poking around this module, I’ve found it quite suitable to my needs. Thanks to the logging module, I’m catching my […]

Findstr, RegEx File Searches for Windows

Findstr is the Windows alternative to GREP, which runs on the Unix operating system. Findstr searches files with regular expressions and seems useful for string matching within files and directories.  It is one of over 280 command prompt commands. Here’s the official Windows Documentation and some Linux vs. Windows Examples. Update: Windows announced that Grep and several other […]

Tkinter and Python Libraries

Python’s set of libraries are fun to explore. They allow Python to work with many types of other coding languages, allow you to do cool stuff, and seem to require a minimal knowledge of the actual code. You can read the complete list of standard libraries here. There are also others available that you can download and install […]