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Last active Aug 29, 2015
Launch one SL4A script from inside another one.
from android import Android
droid = Android()
def launch_script(path, visible=False):
visibilty = 'FORE' if visible else 'BACK'
activity = 'com.googlecode.android_scripting.action.LAUNCH_{0}GROUND_SCRIPT'.format(visibilty)
extras = {'com.googlecode.android_scripting.extra.SCRIPT_PATH': path}
package = 'com.googlecode.android_scripting'
classname = 'com.googlecode.android_scripting.activity.ScriptingLayerServiceLauncher'
carlsmith /
Last active Aug 11, 2016
IPython 5 startup file that makes the cursor wrap around lines when editing multiline input.
def set_terminal_keybindings():
"""If IPython is running in the classic terminal mode, this function
is called once, and is not called otherwise. We could have just used
an if-block, but this way also keeps the variables local."""
from prompt_toolkit.keys import Keys
from prompt_toolkit.filters import Filter
class StartOfLine(Filter):
carlsmith /
Last active Aug 12, 2016
IPython line magic for running a Keyboard Maestro macro by name.
import os
from IPython.core.magic import register_line_magic as line_magic
def maestro(name):
quote = lambda text: '"{}"'.format(text)
command = " osascript -e 'tell application {0} to do script {1}' "
os.system(command.format(quote("Keyboard Maestro Engine"), quote(name)))
carlsmith /
Last active Jan 19, 2017
IPython line magic for launching a static fileserver. It uses Ruby as the Python fileserver sucks a bit.
import os
from IPython.core.magic import register_line_magic as line_magic
def fileserver(args):
path, port = args.split(" ") if args else (".", "8080")
os.system('ruby -run -ehttpd "{}" -p{}'.format(path, port))
carlsmith /
Last active Jan 19, 2017
Main function decorator (for Python 2 and 3).
import inspect
def main(function):
locale = inspect.stack()[1][0].f_locals
module = locale.get("__name__", None)
if module == "__main__":
locale[function.__name__] = function
carlsmith / ipython.jsf
Created Feb 23, 2017
IPython Syntax Highlighting for `ne` (the Nice Editor) and JOE (Joe's Own Editor).
View ipython.jsf
# IPython Highlighting for ne and JOE.
=Comment white
=Docstring green
=DocstringLabel magenta
=DocEscape bold yellow
=StringLiteral green
=Constant magenta
=Escape bold yellow
carlsmith /
Last active Apr 5, 2017
IPython line magic that adds highlighting to `less` using `pygmentize` - basically a coloured `cat` that scrolls well.
def nyan(path): os.system("pygmentize -g {0} | less -R".format(path))
carlsmith /
Last active Mar 27, 2018
Interleaved 2 of 5, SVG Barcode Generator
def render(digits):
'''This function converts its input, a string of decimal digits, into a
barcode, using the interleaved 2 of 5 format. The input string must not
contain an odd number of digits. The output is an SVG string.
Wikipedia [ITF Format]:
top = '<svg height="58" width="{0}" style="background:white">'
carlsmith /
Last active May 2, 2018
This Python function downloads a given range of Phaser World back issues.
def download(issues):
"""This function downloads a given range of Phaser World back
issues into the current working directory. Any arguments will
be passed to the `range` function to define the list of issue
numbers that will be downloaded."""
import os
url_template = "{}.pdf"
carlsmith /
Last active May 25, 2018
[ALPHA] Hypertext Markup Engine | Taking another pop at generating HTML5 documents in Python 2
from htme import *
subpages = {
"unknown": {
"type": 'Unknown User',
"body": 'Your <a href="{URL}">Google Account</a> is unknown.'
"denial": {
"type": 'Unauthorized User',
"body": 'Your rank is too low to access this part of the app.'
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