MySQL and Python3

I’m using Python more and more so it’s not surprising that recently the need arose to connect to and insert into a MySQL database. I was using (and usually do) Python3, and I ran into a couple of issues in the begining. This post will document those issues and the solutions I found to get […]

Meetup Members Analysis

I recently started a group on Meetup.com for folks interested in computer programming. This was my first time doing so, and I had not worked out where the group would actually meet up.┬áThe first step to fining a meet-up spot was to look at the membership role and find where the individuals were located. I […]

Git Ignore Current Changes in a File

Recently, I was working on a Web project where the HTML page referenced external JavaScript files – a quite common scenario. The development/testing and the live version of the project were on the same server and used the same socket for hosting. This was on an enterprise platform where these constrains were operationally fixed. So, […]

Splitting a PDF into Single Pages

I recently had a request to take a PDF file which contained multiple documents – one page each – and separate the documents out into individual files. The request was in a Microsoft Windows environment. I had used Ghostscript for such tasks in the past on Linux, and has pleased to find the software was […]

Git Frequently Used Commands

Git is a Version Control System software used to keep track of changes in computer code bases, including configuration files. I have found the following commands useful.