Category: Tools

sudo’ng Pycharm

I recently had occasion to write a simple python (3) script under debian buster with JetBrains’ Pycharm. The script rewrites protected system files so it needs sudo privileges…which turned out

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Thanx, Gutenberg…sort of

With WordPress 5, the default post editor is a new piece of software called Gutenberg. It’s block-based, rather than it’s-all-just-a-bunch-of-text-based, like the earlier editor. It’s got a number of nice

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Design Obscurity Strikes Again

One of my pet peeves about the way the programming environment has evolved in the last decade or so is this: while there has been an enormous outpouring of creativity,

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