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So, basically, both are fine but it depends on what you need (as with most tools).

In my opinion a less verbose language is better, also, python have tons of packages installable via pip, is C++ extensible (for those scenarios where speed matters) and is present in most platforms.

Also, although there is an Open Source Java implementation, not all the “core” libraries are, I mean, you can’t just replace Oracle’s Java with the Open Source and expect everything will run just fine, probably will, but slower.

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Kite – Programming copilot

Pretty interesting

Pretty interesting for me considering that I have a really bad memory for functions, I use to program with the reference/module open and autocompletion does help, but having this is good.

What worries to me is the fact that Kite uses internet to be more accurate on what you type, so, it has to query about the modules you are writing, and since it have access to your editor there is a chance it is sending what you type over internet 😕.

But let’s face it, it will be the future… the young users will use it because it’s easy face it, new programmers are not used to code without a framework, why?, because it is easier!.

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(Reblog) HotKeys on Windows using Python

This post comes  from the old blog.

A few weeks ago, I have to write a program in PyGTK that was supposed to be all the time in the background. This application needs to run over Microsoft Windows, and hide in the notification area, wich in Windows is near to the clock.

One of challenges for me in this application is that as it must run in the background there must be a way to raise it, the most easy way to do it is by force the user to click on the small icon in the notification area, but in this case, that was impossible because the computer don’t have any mouse, everything is done with the keyboard.

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