Author Archives: crystalattice

Getting fleeced at the Navy Exchange

Having recently returned from Iraq, I found out that the new service uniforms are finally available at the Navy Exchange (NEX) Uniform Shop. These new uniforms are designed to replace the office working whites (the “ice cream man” uniform) and … Continue reading

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I’m Home

Just wanted to let everyone know that I made it back safely from Iraq. I know that disappoints a lot of the Hawaiians who read the “Hawaii Sucks” post; I received several death threats while I was over there. Glad … Continue reading

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US Elections and the “Voter’s Responsibility”

I was talking to my wife today about how much I hate election years. You have a bunch of idiots spewing garbage all over TV while the media falls over itself dedicating hours of airtime restating the same “news” about … Continue reading

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Python ebook

I just created a new blog for my upcoming ebook: Start Programming with Python. Right now it’s mostly just a place holder, though I do provide links to my current tutorials. Once I have converted the tutorials to a rough … Continue reading

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Writing a book

For those who care (which is probably very few), I am working on a programming tutorial book. Naturally, it will be about Python and wxPython. It’s essentially the book form of my tutorials, plus more information to fill it out. … Continue reading

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Developing GUIs with wxPython (Part 4)

What Can wxPython Do? wxPython is a stable, mature graphical library. As such, it has widgets for nearly everything you plan on creating. Generally speaking, if you can’t do it with wxPython, you’ll probably have to create a custom GUI, … Continue reading

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Developing GUIs with wxPython (Part 3)

A Couple Quickie Programs Time for a long post. I’m going to show a simple wxPython program to highlight the various portions you should be familiar with. But first, I’m giving you a program that I wrote a few years … Continue reading

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