Python3: Getting Weather Conditions Through API

For a project, I wanted the current outside temperature for my local area. For different reasons, I decided on an external choice but mainly because it would be more accurate then dangling a temperature sensor out of the window! I will walk you through the steps of building your own API calls in Python3. The… Continue reading Python3: Getting Weather Conditions Through API

First look at building a configuration file parser – Python3

Intro and context The project that I’m working on is actually based on a previous (now defunct) project that had to be re-written. I was in the middle of creating a scrape tool to pull data from a website. The original (I’ll refer to as MK1) worked really well, until the site was completely re-designed.… Continue reading First look at building a configuration file parser – Python3

Ubuntu : Desktop Shortcuts

If you have ever wondered how to add desktop shortcuts to Ubuntu, fret no more! Whenever I use Ubuntu, it is normally through command line. But recently, I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox container, almost solely as a C IDE. I’ve never really understood the workings of the GUI (properly) and… Continue reading Ubuntu : Desktop Shortcuts