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Mastering Python Second Edition The new edition of Mastering Python includes many new chapters and all chapters have either been revised or completely rewritten. What’s new? New Python features up to Python 3.10 Extensive section on Structural Pattern Matching (PEP 622/PEP 634). The Python Switch Statement. Completely rewritten asyncio chapter. New Scientific Python chapter featuring libraries such as […]

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Controlling a ESP8266 H801 Wifi controller through Python

These controllers can be bought for about ~$10 from Aliexpress which makes it possible to light an entire room with LEDs for about ~$20 if you wish. Controlling them is pretty easy too, besides the available Android application, the protocol is actually fairly simple. The controller: RGBWW LED Strip Light WiFi Controller Dimmer ESP8266 (Android […]

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Mastering Python

Mastering Python is finally out and available in your local book store. If you are an experienced Python developer, this might be the book for you. It will teach you the useful new features in Python 3 (currently up to 3.5) and show you a lot of Python tricks that you may not have seen […]

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Increasing transmit power on an ASUS RT-AC68U wifi router

BIG WARNING: Increasing your router to it’s maximum power can reduce it’s life expectancy, cause problems for your neighbours, can be illegal depending on your location and in some cases even has the potential to cause actual dangerous situations since RADAR can share this frequency! Taking the above warning into consideration, the allowed transmit power […]

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Maximum wifi transmission power per country

Note: for a more up to date overview look at the Linux Kernel: For some reason it appears that this is quite hard to come by, most documentation only talks about the transmission power in dBm which is just less easy to read than mW to me. So here’s a list of the maximum allowed transmission […]

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Reading MT940 files using Python

Some time ago I wrote a library to read MT940 files with Python. While there are multiple libraries available for this target, none of the others really work properly and/or support all variants of the format. The MT940 library I wrote is slightly different, it’s designed to be able to parse any MT940 file, regardless […]

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