Make is the standard Unix tool to build software, and has been around for the past 30 years. The make build system has certain drawbacks that more recent tools are trying to fix. One such tool in SCons. This article aims to help a make user come up to speed with SCons.
Python user’s in Chennai, met again on 24th November. We had about 13 people participating in the meet this time. We discussed about regular expressions, GUI programming with GTK, and a web application development project.
A remote is a convenient way of referring to a remote repository, so that the user doesn’t have to type the entire URL again and again.
Moreover since git is a distributed, the user might want to refer to serveral remote repositories, to obtain changes from. Remotes let the user to conveniently name these different remote repositories.
When a project is cloned, a remote called origin is automatically created. The remote refers to the repository from which the project was cloned.
We had a great meet this time, with about 10 people participating. We started with the customary introduction to Python, since there were lot of people who had just started with Python.
Chennaipy met on the 28th of July. We had about 10 people, participating in the meet. The meet started with an intro into Python, followed by a lightning talk on File I/O by Bala and a short talk on SCons by Vijay Kumar.