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Python: Remove querystring from URL

Needed to clean an URL from it’s querystring in Python. Found a lot of examples telling me to use urlparse and then put all the bits and pieces back together. An easier and more efficient  way is this: [py]url = ‘http://www.hackviking.com/?var=value’ url = url[:url.find(‘?’)][/py] url now reads ‘http://www.hackviking.com/’

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.Net C#: Webbrowser control print line break

I was updating an old project for a client today. I needed to print a simple list and figured that the easiest way should be to format the data in HTML. Most developers out there has built webpages now days and we all know that it is a quick way to format the information and […]

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Google Picasa API Python: Developers Guide

Before you ask… Yes I struggled with the title of this post, but give me a break it’s 4:30 am here! 🙂 I’m currently developing in python for Google App Engine and are using the Picasa API. I found this great guide from Google with exampels: https://developers.google.com/picasa-web/docs/1.0/developers_guide_python It’s far from complete but the examples pushes me in […]

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Python: Get user info after oauth

Building webapps with Google APIs are pretty straight forward for the most part. Specially when using the Google API Client Libraries! But if you want to accomplish something that are outside of all the nice tutorials that Google supply us with it get’s trickier! Being a C# programmer for many years I have noticed that […]

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Picasa Web Downloader Source

Had a few downloads of the Picasa Web Downloader that I put up yesterday. Also had a few request of the source code, people seem to be nervous about putting there login information into an application that isn’t open source. So now it is open source available at: https://code.google.com/p/picasa-web-downloader/ Compiled and readu to run: [wpdm_file id=4]

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PSC: Move share

I have decided what the Power of scripting script should do! If you move a share by moving it in windows explorer the share will stop work. If you move the folder with File System Object from vbscript the share will still be there but will be pointing at the old path that no longer […]

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PSC: Basic script

So the challenge was accepted! Follow it here! One of the conditions was that the script has to perform like a program or command line tool to be exact! But why go for one when you can go for both! Still not sure what the final script will do but I have to detect how the script is […]

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Power of scripting challange

I was speaking at an IT-consultant company kick-off today. Explained to the server maintenance guys how important scripting is! Not only power shell but classic vbscript. A server tech that can’t script is behind the guy who can. Scripting tech can do twice the work in half the time in a big server park. They complained back […]

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Google Maps searchbox with autocomplete

I was sitting trying to do some mods on a Queclink GL200 GPS transmitter for the MPS project. After many hours of no luck at all I gave up for the day. If anyone have some input on that please contact me! So i started messing around with the Google Maps API demo that I […]

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Script: List users homedir size

I compiled a vbscript that loops through all the sub folders of a given folder and print out the size. The script takes the folder name and searches the Active Directory for a corresponding user. If found it prints the name of the user in the output. Use: [ps]cscript homedirsize.vbs[/ps] Three input boxes will appear… Path where the homedir […]

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