DailyDeli for 2007-04-12

A price-winning online magazine on media-journalism (shame on me that i didn’t know about it until vol. 51), various python software (e.g. for handling embedded metadata, 3d simulations and mapping) and a hint about the cause for a problem i’m currently having with firefox

Media Journalism:


  • cctagutils is a package which provides a pluggable facility for retrieving and verifying license metadata embedded and linked to content files. Metadata may be embedded directly in the file, or provided in a web page linked to the file (in this case the U
  • Plotting data on map projections is easy with the basemap toolkit. Toolkits are collections of application-specific functions that extend matplotlib. The basemap toolkit is not in the default matplotlib install – you can download it from the matplotlib so
  • VPython is a package that includes: * the Python programming language * the IDLE interactive development environment * “Visual”, a Python module that offers real-time 3D output, and is easily usable by novice programmers * “Numeric”, a Python module for f