Name: [709] Jeff Rush
Member: 87 months
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Description: Greetings. I'm the (former) Python Advocacy Coordinator and a strong supporter of screencasts. I'm also the organizer of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Pythoneers and was con chair for PyCon 2006 and 2007 in Dallas. I'm also an independent consultant and work in the areas of Python/Zope, embedded Linux s ...

Searching the Python World [ID:377] (2/2)

in series: Keeping in Touch Python Series

video tutorial by Jeff Rush, added 09/07

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A 7-minute screencast introducing the available search filters, based on the OpenSearch standard, on the Python website, and how you can simply click to add them to your browser, either Firefox or Internet Explorer 7. We then examine briefly the seven filters and what kind of information each is useful for.

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Great little video. I don't know about others but I didn't know that and I'm sure it's gonna help me in the near future!


3. anonymous Mon, 15 Oct 2007 05:20

Just a quick note to say thanks. This is a very informative video. I have been using google and python for years and didn't know about this simple timesaving feature.


2. anonymous Sun, 30 Sep 2007 13:23

Thank you again.

I found the video very useful;

pluton


Jeff - really informative video! I had *no idea* that 'OpenSearch' existed.

I can see links to it in the html source for python.org and there's more info here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenSearch

and a simple example of the required xml here:

http://snippets.dzone.com/tag/opensearchdescription

I can add that this OpenSearch feature does appear in Firefox 2 but *not* in Firefox 1.5 (at least - not on my Ubuntu 6.06 LTS box).

Cheers,

Ian.


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