Taking a short break from my artwork craze (but I promise more is to come), I reviewed some of the new features and changes in Python, brought by versions 2.6 and 3.0. There are many interesting features, but a very specific one caught my eye:... View Article
So as I said in the previous post, I've started taking interest in making real drawings using just CSS. This had led me to create a parrot, which is made purely in CSS. It consists only of axis-aligned right-triangles, and so can be articulated using... View Article
Using the same technique I described in a previous post: http://snessiram.uni.cc/draw.html Pretty cute. You can probably do some really amazing drawings with it. I'm thinking of taking such a project, it would be interesting.
CSS allows you to specify so many bizarre graphical properties, that I couldn't believe it doesn't support drawing simple lines. Well, it doesn't. And googling for how to draw a diagonal line was not effective. The closest result I got was how to draw a... View Article
Continuing that post. Before I go on, I wish to make 2 corrections to the code provided in the last post: I think that the grammar for COMMENT is incorrect (in the original too). It requires comments to always end with a new-line. I changed... View Article
For a while now, I've been writing a code editor for Python. I know there are quite enough of these, but I wanted something a bit different. I decided to write it in C#, and I'm glad I did - C#'s GUI is really easy... View Article
The main advantage of having no readership is that I have very few restrictions on what to write about. (the main disadvantage is obvious) So in this post, I would like to tell a short zen story - Art On my first drawing lesson (sketching,... View Article
Namespaces are one honking great idea -- let's do more of those! -- The Zen of Python (PEP 20) by Tim Peters In the quest for order and heirarchy in our code, namespaces are our chief weapon (along with fear and surprise). Namespaces come in... View Article