Leaving Twitter

Published On: Oct. 16, 2020 by Ted Martin

Addiction is a strong word. Addiction is both sad and shameful. Sad because addicted people are normally not malicious. Shameful because there is an element of human will in the …

Get some help!

Published On: Sept. 15, 2020 by Ted Martin

When you need help, you normally ask someone a question.

There are three "people" in Linux to ask.

1. "man" or manual for the program.

2. "info" which is AMAZING …

Python Calculator

Published On: Sept. 9, 2020 by Ted Martin

Most programmers know that typing "python" or "python3" into their terminal will yield the IDLE - an Integrated Development Environment.

Most will also know that …

Files Stuck in Docker!

Published On: Aug. 22, 2020 by Ted Martin

So I messed up a volume when creating a container and had a bunch of data in the container by the time I realized it. I DID NOT WANT TO …

Python Q & A: Part 2

Published On: Aug. 19, 2020 by Ted Martin

1. We’ve seen that n = 42 is legal. What about 42 = n?

SyntaxError. Can't assign to a litteral. A variable cannot begin with a number and "n" is not …

Python Time and Distance Calculation

Published On: Aug. 18, 2020 by Ted Martin

The following questions are a good way to dip our toes into Python's ability to calculate values.

How many seconds are there in 42 minutes and 42 seconds?

42 * …

Python Q and A: Part 1

Published On: Aug. 17, 2020 by Ted Martin

In a print statement, what happens if you leave out one of the parentheses, or both?

- Leaving off the right parentheses will continue to await its closing. It will …

Website Updates

Published On: Aug. 14, 2020 by Ted Martin

I've recently made some major changes to my website. Here they are in order:

1. Rewrote the site in Django

2. Added Comments

3. Added manual review of comments when …

Five Linux Commands to Learn Today

Published On: Aug. 13, 2020 by Ted Martin

Linux is inescapable in tech. It's in our phones, computers, servers... even in SPACE. Linux is literally everywhere. It can be overwhelming to get started so I thought I would …

Drafts in Gatsby

Published On: May 4, 2020 by Ted Martin

Gatsbyjs has a nice plugin for draft mode here.

While this is a good solution, I would recommend that anyone writing their content in Markdown make use of …