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New Libraries for UtilityMill

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Utility Mill, my web application for building quick Python utilities now has the following libraries available for use in your utilities. Head on over and try it out.
Python Excel Tools: xlrd, xlwt, xlutils
These tools (Home/Documentation) let you read, write, and manipulate Excel files. They’re a huge improvement over pyExcelerator.

New Web Tool to Find Freelance Gigs

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I just put the finishing touches on the first version of Gigbayes, the learning gig filter.

It aggregates the newest freelance listings from all of the US Craigslists as well as other freelance sites such as rentacoder and elance. It presents the newest gigs to you in one simple box with infinite scrolling. […]

Realtime Plot of Arduino Serial Data Using Python

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

So I got an Arduino a few weeks ago, and just made my second little project:

It simply has a piezo element connected to an analog input pin. The Arduino polls the value every 100ms and prints it to the serial port. Here is the sketch:

/* Knock Poller
* —————-
* We listen to […]

Utility Mill Featured in Python Magazine

Friday, August 29th, 2008

How exciting! Check it out:
Behind the Scenes at
by Greg Pinero
In this article, Greg introduces a tool he has developed that helps you get your Python code onto the web fast. He explains how to leverage to create web utilities without leaving the comfort of your browser.
And here’s Utility Mill if […]

Python Trick: Really Simple HTTP Server

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

I needed a little web server running to simply serve up some HTML files, and also trigger a couple function calls via GET requests.
Here’s the script I came up with. I think it would be useful if you just need a simple HTTP server for something and don’t want to install Apache or anything […]