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Easy Erg – C++ Library for the Concept 2 Rowing Machine Released

I recently open-sourced some of my code. It’s a C++ library that wraps the API and provides an ‘Erg’ class. It currently it builds against an older version of the SDK – version 1.24 – and the current build system … Continue reading

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VI Joke

I have no idea where I found this. People don’t argue about editors as much as they used to. This joke was more relevant then. Two guys are sitting in a bar, and get talking. "What's you IQ?" one asks. … Continue reading

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RESTful API Design

I just stumbled on Geert Jansen’s book ‘Thoughts on RESTful API Design.’ Here he has documented things he learned while designing the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization API. The nice thing is that the source to the book is on github … Continue reading

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Mothballed Software

We all probably have mothballed software – projects that didn’t go very far. This was one of mine, a rowing game!

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Rynsc on Windows 7 Under Cygwin

Getting rid of permission denied errors in rsync under Windows 7 Continue reading

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Sequence from every Nth Item of another Sequence

The phrase ‘every Nth item‘ may be off here, but it is close enough what I want to do (reduce a data set for charting purposes). # data = sequence of data items # nth = you want every nth … Continue reading

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In-Application Customer Feedback

Matt Wilson asked about ‘awesome web-apps to let customers suggest/vote/comment’ on upcoming features.‘ This gave me the idea to post about ErgMate’s in-application feedback mechanism. In addtion to sending an email to the support mailbox, there are two other ways … Continue reading

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Restful Interfaces to 3rd-Party Websites in Python

Here are the slides and examples from my Code Mash 2.0.1.0 talk: Restful Interfaces to 3rd-Party Websites with Python (PDF) examples.tar.gz

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(Unofficial) Concept 2 Online Logbook REST API

My unofficial interface to the Concept 2 Online Logbook is ready. This allows one to programmatically get information from the logbook (such as your total meters rowed to date) or to add workouts to the logbook from another program. For … Continue reading

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Test Driven Development in Python

The slides from my Code Mash presentation on Test Driven Development in Python are now online at: http://powertwenty.com/kpd/downloads/TestDrivenDevelopmentInPython.pdf It is an introduction to TDD, some tools that work well when doing TDD in python, and the results of a case … Continue reading

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