Linux vs Windows: Python Virtualenv

Although Virtualenv is available on both Linux and Windows, there are some differences that you may find useful to understand. Is there a difference to creating virtualenvs? No, creating virtualenvs in Windows and Linux is exactly the same. Can I use the same venv folder on both systems? No. You will need to create 2… Continue reading Linux vs Windows: Python Virtualenv

“The War of the Worlds”: a 21st Century project

The map you see is notated with every place that features in the novel. This was a fun project that had different challenges to overcome. During my first read-through, I wondered about the places that crop up in the book and was in awe at the level of detail. I not only wanted to highlight… Continue reading “The War of the Worlds”: a 21st Century project

Python3: Time-critical code

Whilst thinking about how to tackle my Raspberry Pi temperature project, I found and issue that needed resolving.In short, I want to record the temperature of my room every 15 minutes. I wanted to record every 15th minute of every hour for a couple of reasons: To keep the data fair: simply rounding to the… Continue reading Python3: Time-critical code

“The War of the Worlds” : a 21st Century project (Pt. 2)

H. G. Wells – “The War of the Worlds” Map Map Theory With the full list of place names successfully extracted, it was time to think about tackling the map itself.Initially, I thought of using the Googlemaps API, however it required the longlitude and lattitude for each place name. In order to do this, I… Continue reading “The War of the Worlds” : a 21st Century project (Pt. 2)

“The War of the Worlds” : a 21st Century project (Pt. 1)

Addlestone, Addlestone golf links, Albany street, Albert hall, Albert road, Albert terrace, Aldershot, Asia, Astronomical exchange, Atlantic, Baker street, Banstead, Barnes, Barnet, Belsize road, Berkshire, Berlin, Birmingham, Bishopsgate street, Blackfriars bridge, Blackwater, British museum, Broadstairs, Brompton, Brompton road, Bushey park, Byfleet, Byfleet golf links, Byfleet road, Cannon street, Cardigan, Castle hill, Chalk farm, English Channel,… Continue reading “The War of the Worlds” : a 21st Century project (Pt. 1)