Inserting legend in images using PIL

I wanted to insert legends directly in images instead of displaying them below respective images. ImageMagick can do that (Text directive) but it’s not smart enough to make the legend always visible, even in dark images (if the legend color is black). So i used this script to accomplish …

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Merry Christmas !

Are you happy with your christmas presents ? Were you a good boy/girl during 2004 year ? I have one more for those of you who don’t have a GMail account yet :)

A GMail invite for first 10 comment posts on this article. Don’t forget to supply an email …

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About PyRXP

PyRXP claims to be the fastest Python XML parser around… but this has a price. Once XML is parsed, you get a tree structured as tuples, lists and dictionnaries. While this is very Pythonic, it’s not so trivial to write/read code handling such a tree.

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progressCopy

I use to deal with large files under the console (copying iso images, videos) but cp doesn’t display much informations. Few days ago i read a post from Richard Jones who wrote a very nice iterator aimed to display ETA informations about tasks on the console. So, here comes …

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XMLObject mutates to EaseXML

In a previous post, i was discussing about Project name clashing. Since then i decided to find a new name for the Python/XML data binding project i’m maintaining … Which is EaseXML !

EaseXML 0.2.0 is out. I hope it won’t collapse with another project now :)

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Shut up, noisy computer !

Now computers tend to be more and more silent, even servers (have a look at latest Dell ones) become noiseless. I had a quite peacefull mini-computer (EPIA M9000 + Cubid 2699) during more than one year, but it wasn’t really fanless (1 8mm noisy fan, 2 short-life 8mm case-fans), though …

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