Tag Archives: Python

Using Google Visualization API with own data source

The Google Visualization API allows you to create charts and maps based on data you provide. This data can be in a Google Spreadsheet or be something you provide yourself. The visualizations themselves are mostly written in Javascript, although there … Continue reading

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Examples of public SOAP web services

In the previous article we showed how to use the suds library in Python to access SOAP web services. Here are some extra examples of public SOAP web services. Some of the outputs are edited for readability. We start with … Continue reading

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Python SOAP client with suds

The library suds allows Python to make SOAP calls (that is, Python is the web service client). We start by installing the suds library on an Ubuntu machine. The Python setuptools are needed to install suds. sudo apt-get install python-setuptools … Continue reading

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Using Python to add new posts in Wordpress

Wordpress is a web publishing platform, which allows you to add and edit content to your website. This can be done by visiting the administration interface, wp-admin. However, there is also an XML RPC programming interface that allows you to … Continue reading

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Threads in Python

A thread, sometimes called an execution context or a lightweight process, is a single sequential flow of control within a program. You use threads to isolate tasks. Each thread is a sequential flow of control within the same program. Each … Continue reading

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