Articles tagged python

Over on my old blog I posted about some visualisations I made of the Ubuntu packages installed on my machine. At the time, I mistakenly believed that I had graphed the entire package repository when I had actually only graphed the packages that my laptop had seen. There were several …

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by Thomi Richards | Wed 03 July 2013 | Tags : ubuntu debian packaging python visualisation

Recently at work a colleague asked me to help him solve the following problem:

I have a string that contains escaped characters, and I want to turn that into a string with those characters un-escaped. For example, it might contain '\"' as two separate characters.

For example, a test input string …

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by Thomi Richards | Mon 20 May 2013 | Tags : python tip