Just when I thought I was going to have a nice, relaxing Processing weekend, I realized my Airbnb scraper is broken. Fun fact: If they change their HTML, this script is WILDLY unlikely to work. I’m getting the sense that Airbnb is going to be the wild duck to my Sumatran tiger. Since the scraper […]Read More AHK: How to Fix an Airbnb Scraper
I accidentally opened up a KML file in Notepad once. There are no words in the English language to describe that specific form of horror. It’s generally brought on by questions like: “Did I just delete every other file in my C drive?” or “How the shit did I disable my keyboard? That script wasn’t […]Read More AHK: How to Code a KML to Excel Exporter
I love AirBnB. But every now and then, I don’t want to scroll through multiple pages of listings to find a place to stay. I just want to be able to see a simple spreadsheet. That’s exactly what a web scraper is meant to do.Read More AHK: How to Write a Web Scraper
So you wanna prettify your user interface? Maybe make some custom buttons and use your own image instead of the default grey box on the left? It’s actually not as difficult as I was expecting. All you need is a program like Photoshop or Gimp to make the .png, .jpg or .tif for your background […]Read More AHK: Making a User Interface with Graphics
So Hopper’s Amazing Decipherer Script 1.0 was about 472 lines because it included ELSE IF clauses for every letter in the alphabet. HADS 2.0 cuts it down to 77 lines because arrays, as it turns out, are incredibly useful when paired with loops. Making a Rotated Alphabet Deciphering a Caesar cipher requires that the alphabet […]Read More AHK: Visualizing ELSE/IF with Arrays
Arrays are a damn godsend. More specifically, they’re an easy way to deal with large lists. Why is this useful you ask? Imagine you want to run the same code on multiple items. The items could be numbers, letters, words, full sentences—anything. By putting those things in a list, or an array, you can loop […]Read More AHK: What is an Array?
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