Python 2.7 end-of-life – The time to upgrade is upon us

1st January 2020 marked the official end of python 2.7 development, including feature support and security fixes. Python 2.7 was over 9 years old in development years, making it the longest supported version to date. The code freeze is no in place, with the final …

Kasa home automation with IFTTT and python webooks

They say that the long tail page titles are best for SEO, well this one certainly should be up there with the best of them. In this post, I am going to explain how easy it is to control Kasa a HS100 / HS110 with …

Kali Linux – How to upgrade python 2.7 to python 3.7

I have covered changing the default version of python in Debian, however for those looking to Google for a quick fix on Kali, I hope that this reaches you well. This was tested on a completely fresh install of Kali Linux with no other alterations …

Ubuntu 19.10 – How to upgrade python 2.7 to python 3.7

Much to my surprise, I found that a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.10 was set to use python 2.7 as the default python instance. I have covered changing the default version of python in Debian, however for those looking to Google for a quick fix …

Getting started with Python 3 – a beginner’s cheat sheet

I have been getting started with python 3 – I want to make this my primary scripting language. One way I like to assist myself whilst I learn the rope is to maintain a crib sheet filled with all the trivial things I would otherwise …

Debian 9 – How to upgrade python 3.5 to python 3.7

I recently spent 30 minutes figuring out how to upgrade to python 3.7 and subsequently pip version on a fresh install of Debian 9. I ran into a number of issues doing this so I though that I would put this quick post together to …