Have you tried lptools?

Have you tried lptools?

It’s not at all officially associated with the Launchpad project, of course, but it’s got a few nice things that you might want to look at, including:

- a milestone manipulator - a code review notifier, and - a milestone to iCal exporter One of these days …
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launchpadlib powerup

In my last post, I introduced launchpadlib and demonstrated a very simple script that uses it. In this post, I’d like to build on that a bit and show you how to do something actually interesting.

In particular, I want to show you how to search for bugs, teach …

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Monitor & keyboard

I want to get a shiny new monitor and keyboard. The monitor is for coding, writing docs, answering emails and watching films. The keyboard is for same. They’ll both plug into my Thinkpad X200 for now.

I’m tempted to get an Apple Cinema Display (but at such cost …
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Back from PyCon

I had a great time at PyCon 2010. The best part was definitely the Twisted sprint, which gave me a long overdue opportunity to do some actual coding.

Well, actually, I ended up spending a lot of the time organizing a release and writing process documents, so I didn’t …

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Twisted 10.0.0pre1 released

It’s not going to work, it’s not the final release, but I’m very pleased to announce that Twisted 10.0.0pre1 is available for testing.

Download it, test it, play with it and help us make 10.0 the best release ever!
On a side note, this …
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From the Strategist

If I don’t dump a bunch of stuff that’s on my mind, I’ll never blog again. Here goes:
  • Launchpad users within Canonical seem to appreciate the Roadmap. Still receive some complaints about not communicating our plans enough, but not sure what to do.
  • Team lead meeting in …
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Black out

I’ve been a bit slack and have yet to black out my website or avatar to protest the Australian government’s mandatory Internet censorship policy.

In case circumstances prevent me from doing so, please read the [Internet Blackout Australia](http://www.internetblackout.com.au/) website to see why it …
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Lean Lean

Ever been confused by people saying “this is Lean” or “that is Lean” or “we should actually be using a cyclometric value-stream set-based burndown kanban for this”? I have, so I thought I’d write a quick pared-down cheat sheet to explain exactly what Lean is. A lean version of …

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To do: To dos (Palm Prē)

You might already know that I have a lot of lists on my computer. I may have mentioned once or twice that I have such lists. These lists are connected to a certain popular productivity system which isn’t really about productivity and is a little bit like a cult …

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Palm Prē reflections

I got a Palm Prē yesterday. Here are some initial thoughts.

- I like the feel of the physical device - The keyboard is small - Camera is useless for taking photos of receipts - The gesture UI is great - The Mail application shows individual emails, rather than GMail-style conversations. Lame. - I don’t …
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UDS

I’m back in London after a mammoth two weeks travelling the globe bringing [Launchpad](https://launchpad.net) joy to its four corners.
First up I went to Mooloolaba, Australia. If you’re Australian, you probably know how to pronounce it. If you aren’t, you’ll probably never get …
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Tests: Costs and Benefits

I like unit testing a lot. I’ve recently been thinking about whether it really is everything that advocates like myself make it out to be. I’m still thinking, but I reckon that language has something to do with it, and that I wouldn’t like TDD so much …

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