‘Samachar Update’ Subscription

Aggregated RSS of all the major Nepali news source into one. My python script repopulates and mails them to googlegroups. Subscriber to “Nepali Samachar Update” receives 2 emails every day (1000NST/2000NST) which contains 50-75 news aggregated from all the major Nepali news sources – including eKantipur, Nagariknews, MySansar, Setopati, Annapost, Himalkhabar, Onlinekahabr and Ratopati. Subscribe [&hellip

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Netto-Fakta Heatmap

If the number of suppermarket outlets and it’s location defined the population in Denmark then this is how population density would look. The following heatmap is produced by populating 800+ Netto and Fakta (probably the two most popular and ‘ubiqutous’ supermarket chains in Denmark). Coordinates of the Netto and Fakta is here Make it

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Setopati Crawler

Scraping scraping! I have been experimenting with various Python modules for web scraping. Of all, I found lxml the best. Initially, I followed tutorials that used BeautifulSoup, however I ended spending plenty of time figuring out how to write correct regular expressions. LXML makes life easy because it uses XPath. Chrome and Firebug easily extract [&hellip

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Assessing krak.dk with Python

I added bit of extra lines on the previous version of my krak scraper. Now the V2 extracts phone and location of the person being search. The scripts gets the results blazingly fast – under 1 sec. I can avoid loading krak.dk in the browser to search for the people’s phone number &nbsp

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Nepal Weather JSON

Python is cool. I have been in ‘learning by doing’ mode for past 4/5 days. I had tried to motivate myself learning the language at Code Academy. I think I finished 4 lessons then stopped. Got back to Pythoning again after I watched some very good tutorials by Chris Reeves , sopier and more. Superb [&hellip

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NEPSE Price Table Reproduced

I have been experimenting with various scrapping techniques lately. In this example I used Google Spreadsheet to capture data from the page using importHTML ( importXML and importData are other import methods) and republish the generated file into CSV which then was converted into JSON. This technique involves extra step to create JSON, in this [&hellip

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Nepali Media Facebook Popularity

A crude data extraction work. I have populated the data in Google Spreadsheet with = importHTML() function and published the file as CSV. The PHP script in the server reads the CSV file and converts it into JSON. http://lutekukkur.dk/public/nepalmedia/nepalmedia.json.php

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Nepal’s Population by Caste/Ethnicity

Trying out Tableau with Nepal Census 2011 data

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