Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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Announcing datapkggui v0.1.0

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It is a pleasure for me to announce the availability of the first public release of datapkggui. Summarizing again, datapkggui is a graphical frontend for datapkg. It looks like a package manager for a GNU/Linux distribution, and it is used for obtaining open data packages. The name of the project has just been changed from datapkg-gui to datapkggui, because of consistency with Python naming...

Datapkg-gui, first attempts with wxPython

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Time for a little update. It was quite hard to begin coding because I am not familiar with setuptools nor with wxPython. As promised, I began writing the library wrapper for datapkg (it lives in /datapkggui/lib.py. I’m incrementally developing it, and add new functions as soon as I need them. At the current state, it supports downloading, searching and informing about packages. Of course...

Datapkg study finished, let’s code

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My initial study of datapkg code has just finished. The full report can be obtained here (PDF). It is a document which will incrementally be upgraded at each iteration. Sorry for my bad English, I wrote it during late hours of the day 🙂 Let’s summarize it: from what I learned during this software engineering phase, I confirm my first impression that datapkg has not been written to act as a...

Announcing iProtal, automatically retrieves and manages genre for iTunes song

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I was tired of maintaining my huge collection of iTunes mp3 of Metal and Progressive Rock/Metal songs. In particular I was tired of typing the genre of all the artists in my Libary. Therefore, I decided to write a Python program for Mac OS X that for the currently selected songs in iTunes (or the whole Library), is able to connect to some websites, retrieve the correct genre and store it...

Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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Dr. Daniel Graziotin received his PhD in computer science, software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. His research interests include human aspects in empirical software engineering with psychological measurements, Web engineering, and open science. He researches, publishes, and reviews for venues in software engineering, human-computer interaction, and psychology. Daniel is the founder of the psychoempirical software engineering discipline and guidelines. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software, academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal, and academic editor at the Open Communications in Computer Science journal. He is the local coordinator of the Italian Open science local group for the Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a member of ACM, SIGSOFT, and IEEE.