Regex is one of those massive pains in the ass that’s just too helpful not to learn. I won’t pretend it’s fun. I’d put Regex at the same level of No-Dear-God-Why-Is-This-Happening as an enema or a certified letter from the IRS. But once you wrap your head around it, you’ll be wanting to use them […]Read More Python: What the heck is Regex?
Did you know that if you go to Google Docs and try to load a csv file with 11,920 rows and 92 columns, you’ll likely get a warning like this?Read More Python: How to Parse CSV Files
I live in Miami. And I can tell you from experience, the Craigslist housing listing page is the 8th circle of hell. Evil pits, horned demons, real estate agents posting fake listings as bait for new clients. Who has the time to sift through all that?Read More Python: How to Scrape Craigslist Housing Posts
SpeechRecognition is a module that to helps Python scripts interact with outside Speech-to-Text engines. It’s important to note here that the module doesn’t actually transcribe audio on its own—it’s more like a sports agent, connecting you with talent. And some of that talent can be had or tried free of charge. Today, I’ll be looking […]Read More PYTHON: How to Script Speech Recognition
It’s not difficult to load Python scripts into Blender’s text editor, but there’s something reassuring about just getting them to populate in the space bar menu. How do you get Blender to do that, you ask? You make your script into an add-on.Read More PYTHON: How to Make a Blender Add-On
You know how sometimes when the charger on your phone gets old, it won’t work unless it’s leaned at a 35 degree angle to the right while the device is hanging upside down from the cord? Duck tape. Duck tape is how I solve that problem. Same deal when the fridge handle breaks or when […]Read More PYTHON: How to Use Try and Except
I have an obsession with timelines, which honestly may be bordering on manic and unhealthy. A 3D timeline has been on my back-burner for months because while I have written a function that auto-creates materials in Python, I had not yet mastered the art of applying image textures to those materials. That’s today’s project.Read More Python: How to Bulk Load Image Textures in Blender