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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
You can use "decode()" in a similar manner:
python -c 'print "68656c6c6f".decode("hex")'
Python is always such much more readable than most shell scripting.
An alternative to: python -m SimpleHTTPServer for Arch Linux
This is an "argument calculator" funktion. The precision is set to 4 and you can use dot (.) or comma (,) as decimal mark (which is great for german users with a comma on the numpad).
This opens a python command line. You can use math and random and float-division is enabled (without appending .0 to integers). I just don't know how to specify a standard precision.
use python as calculator, press ctrl+d to exit
reminder: when doing factions add atleast one decimal number like so
22.0/7 or 22/7.0
ZenCart uses a MD5 with a salt to secure its passwords. If you need to forcibly change someone's password to a known value within the database, this one-liner can generate the password. Change the value of 'p' to the password you want.
A common programming question for interviewers to ask potential job candidates is to code "FizzBuzz". That is, if a number is divisible by 3, then it should display "Fizz". If a number is divisible by 5, it should display "Buzz". If it is divisible by both, then it should display "FizzBuzz". Otherwise, display the current number between 1 and 100.
This works on all versions of python 2.X.
Tested on Linux and bundled python versions on Mac OSX and Solaris / UNIX
Note: Serves globally on port 8000.
Ctrl+c to stop.
Don't start the server and leave it on a internet connected machine. :)
Python virtual environment creation.
python is indent sensitive, after command
you may see your codes are mixed with tab and space
ret can help you to convert space to tab or tab to space
This will save and execute your python script every time your press the F5 function key.
It can also be added to your .vimrc:
autocmd BufRead *.py nmap :w^M:!python %
NOTE: the ^M is not just caret-M, it can be created by type: ctrl-v ctrl-m
You can install filterous with
sudo apt-get install libxslt1-dev; sudo easy_install -U filterous
Validates and pretty-prints the content fetched from the URL.
I use this command to start a local Python document server over HTTP port 8888.
Requires Python; doesn't require a specific server to return your IP.
You have to do that before :
cd ~/.mozilla/firefox/<YOUR PROFILE>
Require bash. If you use something else, you may use
echo <CODE> | python
Forked from ArkSeth python script.
For debian likes, that's in python-xml package.