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Optimize Images – check out the first public release!

Optimize Images – check out the first public release!

Last week, I told you how I had decided to start building my own (almost pure Python) utility to optimize images for the web. Today I am announcing the first public release of this CLI application. Check it out!
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New project: yet another [almost pure Python] image optimizer

New project: yet another [almost pure Python] image optimizer

When you want or need a custom tool and you can’t find it, you have two options: you either buy one (or ask someone to build it for you), or you make your own and do the best you can to make it work for you. This week, I decided to start building my own (almost pure Python) utility to optimize images for the web.
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New project: counting files with Python

New project: counting files with Python

While working on this website, I had the curiosity to find out how many HTML and image files Pelican was generating behind the scenes. I had no utility at hand to count files recursively through folders and subfolders, so I decided to create my own using Python.
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