Author Archives: Roy
Today I returned to university to do a postgrad after an 11 year absence. A lot had changed since my undergrad, mostly on the tech support side. My student webmail is on gmail now, printing costs money and WiFi is … Continue reading
For this ELI5 I’m gonna go over the @property and setter decorators. In my objects tutorial I mentioned that you can access and alter the content of attributes directly, but this is not always ideal. In other words, these allow … Continue reading
I recently started using spotify and immediately ran into a very frustrating issue – a bunch of my favourite songs were not available on the platform. While I had my own versions of these songs I needed a way to … Continue reading
In this week’s ELI5 tutorial I am going to combine my last two ELI5s and talk about special decorators in classes. The first two I will deal with are @classmethod and @staticmethod. These decorators can be very powerful and allow … Continue reading
In today’s ELI5 I will go over objects in python. This is going to be a long one, but by the end of it you will understand the basics of objects in python.
I’ve spruced Dicecord’s discord server up with a few features using webhooks and the IFTTT automation service. The discord will be updated when I push new commits to github and when I post new blog posts here. I’ve decided to … Continue reading
The next stop on our ELI5 tutorials is going to be decorates. These are another example of a very powerful bit of code that can be hard to understand. The quick description would be that these are ways to add … Continue reading
In the past my quick tutorials are mainly focused on advanced or weird issues that I had trouble figuring out on my own. I’ve decided to shake that up a bit and do a new tutorial series: ELI5 Tutorials. For … Continue reading
I figured that it was about time to make a Dicecord server on Discord. You can join it here. Currently it is very barebones, just some basic channels with a dedicated channel for dicerolling via the bot.
I have decided to get to grips with linux by installing Ubuntu on a VM on my machine using VirtualBox. Setting up VirtualBox was pretty straight forward, but I had a minor issue I needed to solve. You see, since … Continue reading