Some time in the past month, the folks over at GoComics.com made a minor change to their site regarding formatting one-digit dates which broke the comics aggregator’s parsing code when the month rolled over from August 31 (two digits) to September 1 (one). I’ve fixed it. GoComics comics currently available in the aggregator are [email protected], Arlo… Read More »
My kids watch a lot of Netflix. Some of them watch it too much, and my wife and I want to be able to turn off the spigot at night so that they’ll go to sleep without us having to confiscate all the phones and tablets in the house. Unfortunately, Netflix doesn’t have parental controls… Read More »
I was so impressed with Samsung. I ordered a new laptop directly from their web site at 7:38pm last night. According to the emails I received while I was at work today, the laptop was shipped at 9:45am and delivered at 3:17pm. Shipping was free. Wow, awesome, right? But then I got home, and the… Read More »
The Equifax breach is a big deal. There are things you need to do right now to protect yourself.
If you’ve arrived at this page, it’s probably because you’re searching the web for an answer why, even though you’ve called logbook.compat.redirect_logging() in your Python Flask app, you’re still not getting any Flask logging in your log files. The problem is that Flask sets the propagate flag on its logger to False by default, so even though Logbook’s… Read More »
I’ve added support for the wonderful webcomic “Strong Female Protagonist” to the comics aggregator. I heartily recommend it. I also heartily recommend that you support its continued publication by donating or buying swag (see the links at the top of strongfemaleprotagonist.com). Enjoy!
Migrating all of your 2fa codes to a new smartphone is a huge pain. Here’s one way you can make it easier.
UPDATE: As of 10:44am Eastern time, GoComics says this should be resolved, and I am seeing GoComics comics in the aggregator. Let me know if you notice any that are still missing. Alas, GoComics.com is missing many of today’s comics. You won’t be able to see them in the aggregator until GoComics publishes them. The… Read More »
I put together a basic user guide for the comics aggregator. Enjoy! Comics Aggregator user guide
The comics aggregator supports several Washington Post columns: Ask Amy, Carolyn Hax, and Miss Manners (let me know if there are any others you want). I just discovered and fixed two issues with this: the aggregator could fail to pick up a column when the RSS feed published by the Post lists articles out of… Read More »