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SVG Tutorial

A tutorial for creating simple SVGs. With interactive examples.

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Pygame 3D Graphics Tutorial

An introduction into how to create 3D graphics using Python and Pygame.

Gradients in Inkscape

In this blog post I'll briefly explain how to create a gradient fill in Inkscape. Like, adding arrows in Inkscape, it's pretty straightforward, yet not exactly intuitive.

  • Select a path
  • Open the Fill and Stroke menu (Shift+Ctrl+F)
  • Open the Fill style tab
  • Choose the Linear gradient option

Linear gradient option in Inkscape

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Running multiple processes in Python

I've recently got a multi-core laptop, so was keen to try some parallel processing using Python. It's pretty simple; you just need to use:

os.fork()

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Python Tricks

Various 'tricks' I've learnt that have improved by ability to write Python code. 

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Colour Inkscape arrows

This brief blog post explains how to draw and colour an arrow in Inkscape 0.47 and beyond (it should also work with earlier versions).

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Pygame physics simulation (Tutorial)

A tutorial explaining how to use the Python module, Pygame, and some basic trigonometry to create a physics simulation.