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Replacing abbreviations via Python and regular expressions

When gambling around with NLP and text corpora in Python, I frequently face simple abbreviations like “z.B.”, the german equivalent of “i.e.”, which I sometimes want to expand. This is a handy (german) utility-method expanding the defined abbrevations, via regular

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Virtual Environments, Python and Sublime 3

A simple Sublime 3-project file in order to run the currently opened script in a previously initialized virtual environment, in a linux environment: { "build_systems": [ { "name": "Run active script in Virtual Environment", "selector": "source.python", "shell_cmd": "source bin/activate &&

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Sublime 3 projects: jshint me that

Getting your Sublime 3/SublimeLinter/SublimeLinter-jshint-combination to apply your (project) specific jshintrc-configuration… don’t forget to edit the executable’s path: { "folders": [ { "path": ".", "follow_symlinks": true } ], "settings": { "tab_size": 2, "SublimeLinter.linters.eslint.disable": true, "SublimeLinter.linters.jshint.disable": false, "SublimeLinter.linters.jshint.executable": [ "/your/specific/path/to/jshint" ], "SublimeLinter.linters.jshint.args":

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Go away, Caps Lock

On my german keyboard, I prefer to remap my Capslock-key to AltGr instead, allowing me to enter coding-related characters like ‘{‘, ‘}’, ‘[‘ and ‘]’ using two hands instead of one. In my linux-based OSes and distributions like Arch Linux,

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Artwork added

Today, I added two new pieces, both brand-related works: the “tiny tot”, some digital native, which prefers internet over trousers, and the wake-boarder both realized using Inkscape, reducing myself to three entries in the color-palette: black, white and blue. Hope

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Understanding JavaScript’s scopes

Sometimes, I see odd JavaScript-code, like this:

// declares var "i":
for (var i=0; i<2; i++) {
    // ...
// redeclares var "i":
for (var i=0; i<2; i++) {
    alert("I don't understand JavaScript's scopes");

The author of this code (obviously) didn’t really understand JavaScript’s scoping rules.

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