Release of the extract_lines Python module

Yesterday I wrote-up a page about extract_lines, a Python module I developed recently to automate some text extraction tasks. Many engineers have to analyze tabular or line-oriented human-readable reports and source code. For instance, suppose we want to extract constant coefficients from a C source file (snippet taken from Bessel functions of the first kind […]

The extract_lines text extraction module for Python

Table of Contents (or straight to downloads 😎 ) The problem The solution: the extract_lines Python module Prerequisites Learning Python Learning Regular Expressions Using How it works Examples Example 1: Basic usage Example 2: Extracting values from a C array Example 3: Extracting binary vectors from a VHDL testbench of a FIR filter Conclusion […]

Fixing DNS proxy issues in Vista ICS with Acrylic DNS proxy

The Problem: I recently installed Ubuntu Linux on my old PowerMac G4 “QuickSilver” tower. During the installation, I needed to use my internet connection over WiFi to download the installation packages. I tried using Linux’s WiFi support with my Mac’s AirPort card, but to no avail. It could see the access points, but not actually […]