Python: Prosssss and Conssss

Python

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Hello there!

I know I haven’t been posting very often recently, but I hope to remedy that.  Today, I’ll be talking about the pros and cons of Python.

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5 Ways to Guarantee Failure

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Hi all!

Today, I’ll give you five tips on how to set yourself up to fail.

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CodePlex!

April 28, 2011 4 comments

Hey all!

I have recently been working on uploading some of my projects to CodePlex.  They are BioWar (an old game) and Nations (My current project).  Check ’em out!

See ya later!

Using Polar Coordinates in VB

April 20, 2011 1 comment
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Today, I’ll show you how to use polar coordinates in Visual Basic 2010.

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Google Easter Eggs (not the hoaxes, the easter eggs)

Hello! Today, I’m going to tell you about some of the most awesome Google easter eggs out there.

Type 1: Lucky Laughs

  1. Try Google in a different language!  Type xx-piglatin, xx-bork, xx-pirate, xx-hacker, xx-elmer, or xx-klingon into the search bar, and hit “I’m feeling lucky”!
  2. Feeling depressed? Type google gothic into the search bar, and click “I’m Feeling Lucky”.
  3. Need a laugh? Type either “french military victories” or “find chuck norris” into the search bar, and click “I’m feeling lucky”.
  4. Want to play a game? Try “google easter egg”, and, you guessed it, click “I’m feeling lucky”

Type 2: Useless Units

  1. Type “97 horsepower in donkeypower” and hit return.
  2. Type “number of horns on a unicorn” or “the loneliest number” and hit return.
  3. Type “once in a blue moon” and hit return.
  4. Type “5 beard-seconds” and hit return.
  5. Type “1 smoot in meters” and hit return.
  6. There is also “2 Potrzebies”, ” 6 ngogns”, “7 blintzes in pounds”, and “a baker’s dozen”

That’s all for today! See ya’ later!

Writing and Reading Files from the Internet via FTP (mIch cha')

March 31, 2011 1 comment

Cool image of the internet

For those of you who are wondering, “mIch cha’ ” means, it is Klingon for Part (literally, sector) II.  Now, onto things that are actually related to the subject at hand. In yesterday’s post, I showed you how to upload files to a website in VB; today I’ll show you how to download a file.

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Writing files to the Internet via FTP (Part, the first)

March 30, 2011 1 comment

Hello, all.  Today’s post is more of a tutorial. Today I’m going to teach you how to write an xml file to the internet using FTP Services.

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