October 5, 2009

Random User Agent String Python Script

This is more of a helpful snippit than a useful program but it can sometimes be useful to have some user agent strings handy for web […]
September 30, 2009

Net Worth Update (-20%)

This was a bit of a big month for me. I bought a motorcycle and that was an immediate write down that cost me quite a […]
September 30, 2009

Business Opportunity

Yesterday, Heather and I met with one of Heather’s former co-workers about a possible new business opportunity. He’s thinking about creating a consulting business around the […]
September 30, 2009

Scrape Digg Search Results Python Script

Digg is by far the most popular social news site on the internet. With it’s simple “thumbs up” system the users of the site promote the […]
September 28, 2009

SEOCheck: Track Your Google Position Over Time

Have you ever wanted to track and assess your SEO efforts by seeing how they change your position in Google’s organic SERP? With this script you […]
September 19, 2009

Camping at Alice Lake

Here’s the photos from the camping trip to Alice lake. We packed all the gear into the bike and drove 1 hour north of Vancouver towards […]
September 19, 2009

Python Twitter API Library Reviews and Samples

There are many Twitter API libraries available for Python. I wanted to find out which one was the best and what the strengths and weaknesses of […]
September 18, 2009

Source Code Available on Bitbucket

Someone asked me to make the source code available in a repository somewhere. One place to grab all the scripts I’ve shared on this blog. Well […]
September 17, 2009

List the Links in Your Twitter Timeline Python Script

This is a simple Twitter Python script that checks your friends time-line and prints out any links that have been posted. In addition it visits each […]