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Neku Hoodie

Two years ago I made my second hoodie and designed it based on Neku Sakuraba from the DS Game The World Ends with You.  I wore it often, but was never fully happy with it.  Since the fit was a little too big, I wanted to give it another try.

This has been one of my favorite projects as it mixes cosplay and street fashion into something that's wearable everyday.

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Code Testing with Flask, unittest and PyQuery

Over the last year I’ve been teaching programming.  The language of choice where i’ve been working is Python (which I had not used very much before going in).  Because of that, I’ve been making it a point to code as many of my personal projects as I can in the language.  Despite a long “love/hate” relationship over the first few months (python was my first language that uses syntactical whitespace), I’ve really grown to love it.

I’ve also become quite fond of the Flask framework for developing web applications.  I love its minimal approach to things, really getting out of the way of things that a web framework doesn’t need much business sticking its nose in.

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