Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Writing Python with PSPad

PSPad is a great editor for programmers. Instead of using a dedicated Python IDE, PSPad can be tweaked to compile and run scripts directly. Here's how...

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Updating twitter from python

Just looking into posting twitter updates from python. I've found three methods so far: -
Hmmm, more investigation required...

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Upgrading Memory in Acer Revo

Here are some quick instructions on upgrading the memory in an Acer Aspire Revo PC.

Pimp my Revo!

I've added some extra RAM and a new larger hard drive to my Acer Aspire Revo so here are the final specs: -

    Sunday, 5 July 2009

    Swapping Hard Drive in Acer Revo

    The Acer Aspire Revo has a lot of potential for a home media player but the 160gb hard drive won't be large enough for everybody.

    I spotted a special offer on a Iomega Prestige 500gb Portable Hard Drive which contains (in my case) a Seagate Momentus 5400.6 drive, model ST9500325AS .

    I already had a working installation of Windows 7 RC, so here's how I swapped the hard drives: -

    Saturday, 4 July 2009

    XBMC With VDPAU and iPlayer

    There's an interesting article on the How to do something differently... blog about getting VDPAU working with iPlayer under Linux with the SVN build of XBMC. I'll be sure to look into it some more when I install Ubuntu onto my Revo.