DailyDeli for 2007-05-01

Python Stuff: A PDF library, an exemplary speling correction algorithm, a recipe for extracting maps and lists from XML and another persistent object system:

PDF library:

  • A Pure-Python library built as a PDF toolkit. It is capable of: extracting document information (title, author, …), splitting documents, merging documents, cropping pages,merging multiple pages into a single page,encrypting and decrypting PDF files.

Spelling Correction:

Extraction recipe:

Persistent object system:

  • This is Durus, a persistent object system for applications written in the Python programming language. Durus offers an easy way to use and maintain a consistent collection of object instances used by one or more processes. Access and change of a persisten