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Import Facebook Into Wordpress

Import Facebook Into Wordpress

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Introduction It is possible to get your personal data - posts, images, etc out of Facebook as a zipfile. If you ask Facebook for this as JSON data it’s then possible to write some Python to parse this information and eventually upload it into Wordpress.

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How I Became a better Computer Science teacher

How I Became a better Computer Science teacher

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I set out to make a simple game using sprites for my BBC Micro. It turned into an unexpected learning opportunity for me. My day job During the day I teach kids computer science, and when we get to the tricky parts I often tell them to keep persevering and that they’ll eventually figure it out.

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Bbc Micro - Computer Literacy 1980s

Bbc Micro - Computer Literacy 1980s

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Now I’ve gained an understanding of assembly programming, let’s look at how they tried to teach us computer science in the 1980s… Intro I’m a programmer and the computer itself has always been a black box that I was insulated against, writing my code in a higher level language like C.

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Reading and Writing JSON using Python

Reading and Writing JSON using Python

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JSON is a standard for storing data in a human readable format. It’s the modern world’s version of XML. Python comes with a JSON library that will parse the data and turn it into a regular Python dictionary.

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Python Commandline Argument Parsing

Python Commandline Argument Parsing

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A quick set of notes on how to parse command line arguments properly in Python. This uses the argparse module, totally removing any effort on your part when it comes to processing command line switches.

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