A fast locate-like tool that you can carry with you in your dotfiles, that only uses basic binaries available on most systems. Searches through a compressed database of file locations on your hard drive that you can search with "flocate". I called it flocate to avoid conflicts on systems that have a proper installation of locate.

Easily create a list of commands selectable with arrow keys.

I've been looking at walls of JSON for the last few days, and realized that I really shouldn't be doing that. So I made a script that will continuously indent and output a stream of JSON data formatted and indented properly.

I discovered this trick while trying to do some quick investigation in Vim, and not wanting to have to leave the editor, found a way to quickly replace Python code (or anything you can pipe to an external command) with it's output in Vim. What you do is, write the code inside a buffer, then select it in visual mode. Once it's selected, press : and you will get Vim's :'<,'> range, which means all the text between the beginning and end of the visual cursor.

I couldn't find something to check my powerball numbers online without downloading some phone app. I just wanted to plug in my numbers, and see if I won anything without having to check each line one-by-one and figure it out manually. So I spun off a ticket checker from my simulator so I don't have to do that anymore.

I wanted to see how long it would really take for someone with my luck to pull the winning lottery numbers.

Part 1 of a tutorial series on writing C extensions for Python 3. This part begins with teaching how to write Hello World to stdout using printf() from a C method implementation.

In this post, I show how I set up this blog step-by-step from square one using DigitalOcean, Flask, Python, Gunicorn, MongoDB and nginx.