CoinLive is an interactive command line tool that displays live cryptocurrency prices. It can also display simple historical price charts. The data is provided by the Binance Spot API. The CLI is written in Rust and relies heavily on the ... Read more »

Getting Worldbank Data with Python

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This is a quick note on how to retrieve Worldbank data using Python. Thanks to the wbdata package it is very easy to obtain Worldbank data. The time-series can be identified on the Worldbank website, then the data can be ... Read more »

Opensource FPGA: First Steps with the IceStorm Toolchain

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This blog post gets you started with Project IceStorm, a fully open source Verilog-to-Bitstream flow for iCE40 FPGAs. First we will cover installation of the toolchain on Linux and Mac OS X. Then a simple blinky program is synthesized, routed ... Read more »

A short Haskell FileStore Tutorial

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Haskell package filestore provides an interface for a versioning file store. It uses git, Darcs and Mercurial as a backend. Here's a short walk-through to get you started. Documentation In Data.FileStore.Types you find the most important functions such ... Read more »

Emacs for Haskell

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Haskellers are not exactly blessed with an abundance of IDEs. After trying Vim, Atom and Haskell for Mac I converged on Emacs with the Intero package. First let's run through a selection of alternatives that all have great features but ... Read more »