Stefan Persson

DynDNS updater using Loopia’s API

First of all, I’ve made some huge changes to my API script, make sure to check it out if you haven’t already! This script is still my first and primary Python project so it’s close to...

Kakumei

Many years ago I started playing Stepmania, the PC game based on Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution. I was pretty good. I bought a metallic dance pad and trained daily.  I was pretty good at that,...

Utilizing aliases

Since my transition to fish I have started using aliases more and more, and I think you should too. By standard, the .bashrc file has the following piece of code:

In layman’s terms: If...

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Archway

I’d been hearing about Arch Linux for a long time, and I see more and more people using it for their desktop computers, so I decided to give it a try. And then I...

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Loopia API program in Python

Last Sunday I decided to start learning Python in order to create a program for Loopia’s API. I started off with zero Python experience and decided to use Codecademy to learn the basics. That’s when...

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Fishing for shells

A few months ago I discovered fish, a rather unusual shell for *nix systems. I very quickly set it as my default shell for all my machines, because it offers many things that most...

The Month of Electronics’ Bane

A great tragedy has befallen us all. This month, the last two weeks even, my girlfriend’s phone (Samsung Galaxy SIII) got stolen in Ireland, our Asus VivoTab Smart’s screen got a huge crack, virtually...

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“Game Dev Tycoon” fights fire with fire

Yesterday Greenheart Games released their latest game, Game Dev Tycoon, where you manage a team of [drum roll] game developers. To spice up the release they themselves released copies of the game on The Piratebay,...

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EVE Online gets a TV show

The space MMO EVE Online is getting a TV show based on player stories. This is amazing news. For those who haven’t played EVE Online before, it’s a huge space game where almost everything...