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Today in a threaded Python project I work on, I had to delay the execution of a function for a bit, much like the ubiquitous
Today I needed to create an empty
gh-pages branch on one of my projects, and didn't want to fork the code on the master branch, then remove it all.
After I finally upgraded my OS X machine to 10.9 "Mavericks", I was greeted with a new error almost anytime I wanted to copy a video or similar file from my local box to my NAS:
As we use more and more mobile devices in our lives, an open platform is becoming more, not less important.
[^predict]: He is, of course, not the first to predict such a thing, but with "smart watches" and such being released left and right, we're certainly closer than ever to this reality. [^browser]: Or the platform is the browser engine, as is the case with Firefox OS.
Woah it's been a long time since I last blogged. Busy times. So here you go with a casual Firefox tip:
Over the years, I have written a handful of Firefox add-ons, and I need notifications quite frequently. Why? Most of my add-ons do something in the background at the user's request, and when it's done, the user wants to know. Alternatively, if my add-on attempts to do something and fails, the user would see nothing happen at all, unless I somehow tell them.