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Jeff Trawick
Software developer, family guy Living in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Software developer, family guy Living in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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A few quick notes on trying out Windows 10 WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)
I had a chance to play with the Ubuntu userspace support in Windows 10 recently. I started with Windows Insider Preview build 14295 from MSDN, enabled the "Fast Ring" for Windows Insider updates, and then updated to build 14316 and activated the subsystem. ...

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Brief notes on replacing the HD in an Asus M32CD with SSD
The 'net said to use the Clone feature of Todo Backup Free 9.1. I tried. The clone didn't work. Both the sector for sector copy and the SSD optimize options were selected. The problem symptom after switching cables was that the machine didn't boot but i...

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Your Errata Submission for ...
My phone screen flashed earlier this a.m. with the reception of e-mails indicating that a couple of fixes for typographical errors which I submitted some time ago for Fluent Python have been accepted by the author. I was motivated to submit them because of...

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cmake Windows nghttp2
This is just a web-search-findable note that I have an initial implementation of nghttp2 cmake-based build support for Windows (just the core library), at . See the note on future plans for issues I hope to ...

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Planning is boring, let's go shopping...
...said no INTJ ever.

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Today's Python homework
The card I gave myself today says "Read Python language docs until I have written down 10 new things." Why? Somebody pointed out that var = val or '-' was cleaner than the mess I created. Here's today's list. I'll include some things I'm familiar with or...

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Google App Engine: skipping complete directory via skip_files
I forgot all about the skip_files in app.yaml and asked my favorite search engine what to do. A number of the top pages returned made it unnecessarily complicated. Just do this to skip directories ( .idea and tools in this example): ...
- ^(.*...

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Another year (or two), another release of mod_whatkilledus and mod_backtrace
mod_whatkilledus and mod_backtrace V2.01 I have a sinking feeling that this isn't pertinent to a fairly large percentage of the world's inhabitants, but it was a fair amount of hours spread over time and its finally done, so I'll pretend otherwise. mod_what...

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Analysis of user agent strings in Python to check for SNI capability
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