Code Smart Timer and Ultimate Calculator with Qt

This time, I’ll show you a few projects I did last June. First, smart timer. Back then I wanted to learn some basics about GUI design, so I looked into PyQt. After doing some digging in the documents, I decided to do something for real. I really liked the simple design of Chris Dziemborowicz’s Hourglass, so I tried to imitate it to practice. I ended up with a timer which had more or less all the primary functions Hourglass had, and looked fairly similar. It could parse simple natural language inputs like “3 hours 5 minutes” or “5m 30s”, but once I press the “start” button, time would turn into […]

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Scraping Course Schedule with Beautifulsoup

Class registration is no easy task. Getting all the courses one likes often takes a lot of researching and planning. To complicate the matter, some of the sections do not have instructor listed. Today (well, actually a month ago) I am going to deal with this problem.

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