My crossword downloading software (https://github.com/thisisparker/xword-dl) has become the spaghettiest code and I would love to learn how to make it not so much that!
Don't recommend running out of memory, personally
Oh, huh, I forgot to consider how link shortening would mess with that toot's text. BUT if you copy and paste it still works
You can download the entire @pomological collection in high resolution for example with:
curl https://usdawatercolors.nal.usda.gov/pom/download.xhtml?id=POM0000[0001-7584] -o POM0000#1.jpg
If you do that let me know!
I just had an occasion to use curl's URL globbing feature and I was reminded how great and powerful it is. Highly recommended for downloading large numbers of well-ordered files! https://ec.haxx.se/cmdline/cmdline-globbing
Changes are coming to pip, #Python's package installation tool, in October 2020. 2min20sec explanation video featuring people who work on pip:
Sign up for user experience studies: https://bit.ly/pip-ux-studies
The plan is to get another 15% better at Python and then finally learn JS (lol)
Activist and botmaker working on transparency, privacy, and copyright stuff. I run FOIA The Dead, too. Formerly EFF.
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