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dblume / playlists_from_itunes_xml.py
Created Nov 2, 2020
Make a list of playlists from an iTunes XML file
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#!/usr/bin/env python3
import libpytunes # https://github.com/liamks/libpytunes
if __name__ == '__main__':
l = libpytunes.Library('iTunes Music Library.xml')
with open('playlists.txt', 'w', encoding='utf-8') as f:
for p in l.getPlaylistNames():
if p not in ('Downloaded', 'Audiobooks', 'Voice Memos', 'Not One Star Rating'):
f.write(p)
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dblume / city_names.py
Created Jul 3, 2018
A Python solution to the "How to Lose an IT Job in 10 Minutes" puzzle
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# From https://hackernoon.com/how-to-lose-an-it-job-in-10-minutes-3d63213c8370
#
# Find cities whose names are rotated versions of other cities.
#
# Given: ['Tokyo', 'London', 'Rome', 'Donlon', 'Kyoto', 'Paris']
#
# Return:
#
#[[ 'Tokyo', 'Kyoto' ],
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dblume / fathers_day_puzzle2.py
Created Jun 30, 2018
Father's Day puzzle #2: Smallest number with persistence five.
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# Father's Day Card Puzzle #2
# A number's persistence is the number of steps to reduce it to a single
# digit by multiplying all its digits to obain a second number, then
# multiplying all the digits of that number to obtain a third number, and so
# on until a one-digit number is obtained.
#
# For example 77 has a persistence of four because it requires four steps to
# reduce it to one digit: 77 -> 49 -> 36 -> 18 -> 8. The smallest number of
# persistence one is 10. The smallest number of persistence two is 25. The
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dblume / fathers_day_puzzle3.py
Last active Jul 5, 2018
Father's Day Puzzle #3, sort of like a magic square, but not a square.
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#!/usr/bin/env python
#
# Father's Day card puzzle #3:
# In the figure below, fill in each of the sixteen numbers from 1 to 16 such
# that the four rows and three columns add up to 29.
#
# ( )---( )---( )
# | |
# ( )---( )---( )---( ) ( )
# | | |
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dblume / confluence_markup.lua
Last active Apr 5, 2017
Script for converting to Atlassian Confluence's markup with Pandoc.
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-- confluence_markup.lua
-- A Pandoc Atlassian Confluence Markup Writer
--
-- Invoke with: pandoc -to confluence_markup.lua
--
-- Based on pandoc/data/sampsdfsle.lua and zhzhxtrrk's "pandoc confluence markup writer"
-- Fixes tables and lists of lists
local image_index = 0
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dblume / first_attempt.py
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Ways to Break a Dollar into Change
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def ways_to_break(amount, coins):
"""
:param amount: the monetary value to break into some number of coins
:param coins: a container of descending coin denominations
:return: the number of different ways to break amount into coins
"""
this_coin = coins[0]
# If this is the only coin, there's one way to break it.
if len(coins) == 1:
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dblume / gist:f1356788354e4fe684d0
Created May 13, 2015
Username squatting at onename.com
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Verifying I am +dblume on my passcard. https://onename.com/dblume
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dblume / acid_write_file.py
Last active Sep 25, 2015
Cross-platform nearly ACID file updates
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import platform
import tempfile
import ntpath
import filelock # https://github.com/dmfrey/FileLock
# It's interesting to see what's different between Windows and Linux.
# On Windows, you can't rename to an existing file, and you can't
# use os.fdatasync().
# Also see: http://blog.gocept.com/2013/07/15/reliable-file-updates-with-python/
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dblume / menus.plugin.php
Created Jan 23, 2014
The version of system/plugins/menus/menus.plugin.php that I got today from Habari
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<?php
/**
* Menus
*
* @property Vocabulary $vocabulary The Vocabulary object used to hold the menu
*
* @todo allow renaming/editing of menu items
* @todo style everything so it looks good
* @todo show description with name on post publish checkboxes
* @todo PHPDoc
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