Stripping HTML with Regex

I wanted to strip every set of angle brackets in a file, and googling just reminded me that you can’t parse HTML with regex.

More

User level Button Light Notifications in Android

On my phone, the HTC One X, the manufacturer chose to forgo the standard Android device notification LED. This, combined with a screen that’s slow to turn on, makes checking for notifications unnecesarily tedious.

More

Making a Memorable Dropbox Public File Redirect with Flask

Files stored in your Dropbox Public folder are viewable by anyone with access to the URL, which is long and hard to remember but unique. Flask is a microframework for making lightweight dynamic websites in Python. In this post, I’ll be demonstrating how to make a simple webapp with Flask that redirects requests to your Dropbox public folder, and hosting it.

More

Keyboard Centered Workflow on Windows 8

Over the summer at my internship, I ran into some trouble with my laptop’s wireless under Arch Linux. Every five to ten minutes, the connection would cut out entirely and the SSID would disappear from the list, reappearing after ten minutes of refreshing. None of my coworkers were having any trouble with their linux wireless, and I could connect fine to any other network. After a few days of troubleshooting (reading forum threads is slightly complicated by a lack of stable connection), I decided I’d have to go back to Windows.

More