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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Nijmegen - Digital archive of all buildings in the city

This is really cool! The city of Nijmegen -where I lived before- has put a digital archive with all the buildings in the city on-line. You can browse all digitized floor plans, the building's history, construction works et cetera. Wondering how my old home along the Groesbeeksweg looked like in the 19th century, see this plan. Amazing!

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Python for Series 60

One of the best steps of Nokia in the last years: Python for Series 60 is available! This makes it really easy to develop your own applications on the Symbian platform, via a well-designed, object-oriented scripting language as Python. Requesting the cell-id from the phone is as easy as "print location.gsm_location()", compare that to what you had to do in C++ before...