Saturday, November 24, 2012

It's more fun to compute

last track  - "It's more fun to compute"


Ah, Computer World, by Kraftwerk. The last track is titled "It's more fun to compute". I'm thinking Hutter, Schneider and Bartos must have written this song in November, after raking and blowing leaves for a few days... All joking aside, I hope you have this album on your ipod.

So what is it exactly that makes computing more fun? More fun than what, I hear you ask... What do you think, is it more fun to compute?

Also, either tomorrow or Monday, I'll post the bitbucket Mercurial repository for the web.py presentation at PYPTUG that I'll be doing on Monday. In the interim, go ahead and install web.py. I have the instructions on the sidekick page. Basically:

pi@raspberrypi ~/Desktop $ sudo easy_install web.py
Searching for web.py
Best match: web.py 0.37
Processing web.py-0.37-py2.7.egg
web.py 0.37 is already the active version in easy-install.pth

Using /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/web.py-0.37-py2.7.egg
Processing dependencies for web.py
Finished processing dependencies for web.py


If you've gone through the PyHack workshop #01, you already installed mercurial (hg). If not, you will need to install it on your Raspberry Pi before you can get the code:


pi@raspberrypi ~/Desktop $ sudo apt-get install mercurial

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