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Using Git with Multiple Accounts Janne Kemppainen |

Having to use multiple accounts with Git can be cumbersome from time to time. You need to make sure that your name and email match the account you want to use for each repository and you may need to type different credentials depending on the repo. In this …

I'm Switching to Twitter for My Blog Comments Janne Kemppainen |

This blog is a static website built with Hugo. As with any static website letting users post comments on your site typically requires using a third party service. This is one area where having WordPress would be nice as it gives you a built-in commenting …

Create Simple Python GUI Applications with Gooey Janne Kemppainen |

This time I'm going to show you how to create simple GUI applications in Python using a package called Gooey. It lets you turn (almost) any command line Python application into a GUI application with one line.

Create Your Own Python Packages

From programming to publishing

Janne Kemppainen |

When programming in Python you're used to installing packages from the Python Package Index (PyPI). But how do the packages end up there? How can I make my Python code installable? Let's find out!

Why Merging Hashes With Xor Can Be Dangerous? Janne Kemppainen |

If you have two distinct hash values that are created by a hashing algorithm that creates a uniformly random distribution then the result of the XOR operation between these values should also follow the same distribution. But why XOR might still not be the …

Reviewing Typora, My New Favorite Markdown Editor Janne Kemppainen |

The title might already give away my opinion on Typora so let me start by saying it again. Typora is my favorite Markdown editor, period. With that out of the way let's continue on with the why.