Category Archives: python

Speed up static resources with AWS CloudFront CDN

Nowadays CDN is easy to use. Even a startup or personal website shall consider use CDN to speed up static resources, such as photos, javascript/css files. Here are simple steps to use AWS CloudFront CDN and enable it in Tornado. … Continue reading

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Base64 Encoding in Android 2.1 or Earlier

Base64 is common used. Now Google added a utility class android.util.Base64. Unfortunately it is only available in Android 2.2 and later. So, you need just a little bit work to use it with Android 2.1 or ealier. Yes, just copy … Continue reading

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Yahoo API & web services

Recently I am interested in Yahoo API and web services, especially inquirying finance data via the APIs. Yahoo provides nice language support. For example, python is supported at At the bottom of the page, you can find a list … Continue reading

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