I *love* lynda.com‘s courses. They are included free from my local public library system – http://hclib.org. And – this Lynda.com Markdown course is very good. Great, even. However: I am ANGRY and ANNOYED that Markdown even exists. What? Yet another markup language? Supposedly dumbed-down – a layer over HTML? I just don’t get it. Utter […]
This works for me. I’m not using Python’s virtualenv stuff. Yet. I use the excellent ActivePython distributions for Windows from ActiveState: http://www.activestate.com/activepython. Install the 2.x and 3.x flavors. You should see a package named ‘pythonselect’. That gives you the pysel command: C:\>pip list … pythonselect (1.3) … C:\>where pysel c:\apps\python3\Scripts\pysel.exe c:\apps\python2\Scripts\pysel.exe // which Python are we […]
Just seemed kind of ‘heavy’ on my Windows machines. So, back to using SublimeText 3. Loads fast.
No major complaints with SublimeText, but Atom sounds way cool. Installing on various Windows and Linux boxes. https://atom.io/docs/latest/getting-started-why-atom https://atom.io/ Ooops! only 64-bit builds (.DEB) available for Linux. Ouch.
Chocolatey is a CLI-based package manager for Windows that is sort of like apt-get. chocolatey website : https://chocolatey.org/ here’s the GitHub repo with the slides: https://github.com/fellmad/repos/tree/master/presentations/chocolatey for the full “new box” setup experience, use boxstarter.