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Spotify Lyrics Viewer

Spotify Lyrics Viewer is a tool that allows you to view the lyrics of the current playing song on Spotify by simply signing in.

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Useful Online Tools For Developers

Downloading and setting up a tool to preform a basic action can be a lot of effort compared to using something online. This is a list of tools I actively use for everyday development.

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Emotionify

Emotionify is a webapp that allows users to login to Spotify, select a playlist and then sort them using Spotify's pre-calculated audio feature values.

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Understanding The Python Root Folder

For people new to Python, locating Python files for development can be confusing; these can be python.exe, the scripts folder or the location of where modules are installed to. In this post I discuss what folders host what and how to track common things down.

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New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge 2019 Round 0 Solutions

These are my solutions to the challenges I solved in the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge 2019 Round 0.

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Remove Columns in a CSV File With Python

Need to remove columns from a large CSV file? Simply provide this script the indexes of columns you want to be deleted and it will create a copy CSV file with those columns removed.

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XOR Python Byte Strings

This snippet shows you how to can simply XOR two Python byte strings using a function to produce another byte string.

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How to Import a PyQt5 .ui File in a Python GUI

In this tutorial I explain how to import .ui files created using PyQt5's designer tool in Python and how to connect widgets from the GUI to methods in Python.

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How to Create Dialogs in Python

In this post I demonstrate dialogs that are provided in the Python standard library by showing you how to use them and what they look like.

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How To Hash Passwords In Python

In this tutorial I cover the usage of PBKDF2_HMAC to encrypt passwords with a salt using Python.

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