Programming

Sometimes the low-tech approach is the best way

Sometimes the low-tech approach is the best way

Have a family member looking to get me some family videos they had digitized, in one big file, about 80GB (they may not have optimized or know how). The need: The family member’s internet connection isn’t the best and could get disconnected at times, when this happens...

AWS HTML Forms email and database working notes

AWS HTML Forms email and database working notes

Over the last weekend I worked to get a basic working version of 2 features for a HTML website forms to process through AWS. Those are proof of concepts (POC) to make sure that I can make them and write down the basic instructions for myself and notes of what to look...

Received AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certificate

Received AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certificate

This past weekend I tested and received my AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification. When I started training for the test I had very little exposure to AWS. I studied for a little over a month, around 60 hours, before taking the test; which luckily I passed on...

Inventory HTML page to a CSV file

Inventory HTML page to a CSV file

As a New Year’s resolution, not mine, they wanted to make sure their online store, reseller site, inventory was up to date. They wanted to make sure their inventory was cleaned up and make sure that what’s listed on the site matches their own inventory. They had been...

Tic-Tac-Toe in JavaScript

Tic-Tac-Toe in JavaScript

To take a break from the other projects this weekend I worked on a Tic-Tac-Toe game in JavaScript. The basic instructions I had for myself was it needed to be able to be played by 1 or 2 people. I started with creating the game for 2 players. Thinking that if I can...

Save posts to a WordPress Database – Working Notes

Save posts to a WordPress Database – Working Notes

This is notes/overview of a project I started on to add several posts to WordPress (WP) from HTML files without having to copy and paste each file. These are just notes from that dropped project and the basic Python script to do this (github). Make sure you fully test...

CMYK converter added

CMYK converter added

CMYK is a tricky one, since each device would interpret the colors differently. Had almost decided not to even include it but thought it could be useful at times. Looking around I found a basic formula that most people were using to give a rough idea for the color. I...

Conversion Iteration #2: Color

Conversion Iteration #2: Color

For iteration #2: I added Hex color to RGB to the conversion app page converter. Hex: This will take the 6-digit hex color only accepting 0-9 and A-F. Then it will convert the Hex to RGB with commas between the 3 color grouping. RGB: For the RGB to Hex the user will...

Measurement Conversion created in JavaScript

Measurement Conversion created in JavaScript

Created my own conversion page, some of the reasons for this, you may have run across these issues also: ton of ads on page and overlay ads; the ads and the converter all look the same; the one that made me decide to create my own was the conversion was wrong. While I...

Using Databases in Python

Using Databases in Python

For my next project I wanted to work with a database in Python. Since databases are used in about every major coding situation I wanted to a project that would be close to a real world project. Spent time in January doing basic exercises/classes with Python with...

Update to Excel file in Python

Update to Excel file in Python

I went back to create a way to make the script into a stand-alone app that the client can use on their own using PyInstaller. I’ve used PyInstaller before for the calculator program: https://www.lynnamacher.com/gui-python-calculator-stand-alone-app-with-pyinstaller/...

Updating an Excel file in Python

Updating an Excel file in Python

Client received a few Excel files of subscribers that needed to be sorted. They’re needing to pull the last name out and put it in its own column, so they can easily look up the subscribers. The issue with the Excel files is they want to sort the subscribers by last...

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