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Fri Sep 30 2016 [Updated: Wed Jan 10 2018]

NewAlbumFinder is a python application that can scan the MP3 music files on your computer to gather a list of the artists and albums you currently have in your collection. It then searches the iTunes database to get a list of available albums by each of those artists, and builds a list of those albums you don’t currently have. This list is saved in an html file on your desktop that you can open in your web browser, and includes the album art for each album. You can click on the album to be taken to the iTunes store for more information about the album.

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Python LSF (ls + find) Program

Fri May 27 2016 [Updated: Wed Jan 10 2018]

Have you ever needed to search through your directories looking for files that match certain criteria? As a system administrator, I found myself doing this often and would usually use the unix find command to generate the list of matching files and then pipe that into an ls -l command to get the info I needed for each file. I found the syntax of the find command to be very unorthodox and hard to remember. The python script is an attempt to create a super-charged version of the basic ls command that adds options to control which files are included in the output.

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