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Editing .bash_profile

11.01.09 Posted in osx, python by admin

I came across a very useful blog post here about customising the bash shell by editing .bash_profile in nano, a terminal editor for Unix systems that comes with OSX. In my previous post I talked about using a second Python install on my Macbook and being able to start it in interactive mode on the [...]

Setting up Python on my Macbook Pro

09.20.09 Posted in open source, python by admin

I bought a MacBook Pro a couple of months ago (having always worked on Windows) and have started to learn Python.  The first step was to install Python but OSX 10.5.7 actually comes with Python 2.5 pre-installed.  This was handy to get up and running, allowing me to type Python code in the terminal straight [...]