scripts & stuff Archive

  • To anyone doing an undergraduate degree in physics – download and learn to use these three programs: LyX: A frontend for LaTeX,  specially designed for people who don’t like LaTeX. You could consider it “training wheels for LaTeX”, but if you learn it well you’ll probably never need to learn […]

    Physics report with LyX + JabRef + Inkscape

    To anyone doing an undergraduate degree in physics – download and learn to use these three programs: LyX: A frontend for LaTeX,  specially designed for people who don’t like LaTeX. You could consider it “training wheels for LaTeX”, but if you learn it well you’ll probably never need to learn […]

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  • In my honours at UWA (2008), I was the lone cowboy who decided to LyX instead of LaTeX. It saved me a shitload of time and LaTeX related anguish. As such, I thought I’d offer a UWA Thesis Template up to give a helping hand to anyone else who wants […]

    UWA Physics LyX Thesis template

    In my honours at UWA (2008), I was the lone cowboy who decided to LyX instead of LaTeX. It saved me a shitload of time and LaTeX related anguish. As such, I thought I’d offer a UWA Thesis Template up to give a helping hand to anyone else who wants […]

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  • I spent a lot of time in the lab last month, taking measurements with an Anritsu 37xxxC series VNA. It would've taken me even longer if I hadn't made this little python script to control the VNA over GPIB.

    Anritsu VNA Python Script

    I spent a lot of time in the lab last month, taking measurements with an Anritsu 37xxxC series VNA. It would've taken me even longer if I hadn't made this little python script to control the VNA over GPIB.

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  • This year’s 24 ways was a blast, and one of the articles that stood out for me was Andy Clarke’s tutorial on writing a Killer Contract. I think it’ll be saving quite a few developers out there from getting burnt. For my own dark desires, I’ve created a Microsoft Word […]

    The Devil’s Handshake

    This year’s 24 ways was a blast, and one of the articles that stood out for me was Andy Clarke’s tutorial on writing a Killer Contract. I think it’ll be saving quite a few developers out there from getting burnt. For my own dark desires, I’ve created a Microsoft Word […]

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  • For a while now I’ve been in love with Picasa, and the release of Picasa 3 comes with a nifty Lightbox-esque photo viewer. I’m not a huge fan of Google’s photo services; I prefer Flickr (by their underdog rivals Yahoo), myself. Also – I’ve been using Snapfish (by HP) for […]

    Picasa 3 + Flickr = Awse

    For a while now I’ve been in love with Picasa, and the release of Picasa 3 comes with a nifty Lightbox-esque photo viewer. I’m not a huge fan of Google’s photo services; I prefer Flickr (by their underdog rivals Yahoo), myself. Also – I’ve been using Snapfish (by HP) for […]

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