30

I’m 30…

24 September 1983. I’m born. Since then, damn, already 30 years… I’m not going to talk about my life, it’s not even interesting to myself. I’d rather give a brief history of the IT background I’ve learnt during the last 21-something years. It all started when I was 9, in the primary school classroom where…

Data Processing application (Royal Observatory of Belgium)

Pack an Enthought Traits app inside a .exe using py2exe (Canopy Edit)

10 months ago, I published the updated version of my tutorial to pack an Enthought TraitsUI based application inside an .exe Windows Executable file, using a standard Python 2.7 install and the Enthought Tool Suite 4.0 (ETS4.0). In April 2013, Enthought published their latest distribution called “Canopy”. This distribution marks a clear change in the…

dosbox

Old 16bit DOS programs on Windows 7 (x64)

We needed to execute an old-but-working 16bits program to locate earthquakes called “HypoEllipse” (source), but calling it from the Windows 7 x64 boxes resulted in a nice : Bam ! Not working, sorry for you… No ! I say No ! Some great guys developed “DosBOX”: a super emulator for old-but-working DOS applications ! All…