programming

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 16, 2009

Python Web Crawler Script

Here’s a simple web crawling script that will go from one url and find all the pages it links to up to a pre-defined depth. Web […]
September 15, 2009

Google Translate API Python Script

Ok, so this isn’t my script but it’s a much nicer version of the one I wrote that scrapes the actual Google translate website to do […]
August 26, 2009

My Python FTP Deploy Script

I schedule all my scripts to run on a WebFaction server. That gives me excellent up time, and the ability to install my own programs and […]
August 24, 2009

Understanding the Amazon Product Advertising API

The Amazon Product Advertising API allows you to to do a lot of stuff. Using their REST interface you can browse the entire catalogue of Amazon […]
August 21, 2009

Running Python Code in Windows Batch File Trick

I found this really neat bit of .bat file magic that will let you save your python script code in a .bat file and run it […]
August 17, 2009

Amazon Product Advertising API From Python

Amazon has a very comprehensive associate program that allows you to promote just about anything imaginable for any niche and earn commission for anything you refer. […]
August 12, 2009

Scrape Yahoo Search Results Page

Ok, even though Yahoo search is on the way out and will be replace by the search engine behind Bing. That transition won’t happen until sometime […]
August 10, 2009

Scrape Bing Search Engine Results Page

Based on my last post for scraping the Google SERP I decided to make the small change to scrape the organic search results from Bing. I […]