Author Archives: George Hunt

About George Hunt

Retired electrical engineer and programmer, enthusiastic about OLPC as a vehicle for gathering together volunteerism, mine and so many others', for helping education in developing countries.

My New Years OLPC committment

I remember fondly the interactions I had with Jr High students when I was teaching electronics in High School. Those younger kids came after school to a Amateur Radio Club up at the Sr High because they really wanted to … Continue reading

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Compatibility Testing – Builds 852, 802, 767, 650

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Getting ready to ask for help testing PyDebug

So what kind of help do I need? One of my priorities now is to get started on internationalization.  I just today generated the PyDebug.pot file in the PyDebug.activity/po folder, which will permit the menus to be translated. When I … Continue reading

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Version 7 released December 19, 2010

New in this Version Breakpoint, trace() calls, and shell() calls are placed in the editor, and remembered across exits and restarts of PyDebug. Playpen checksum (actually an md5) is calculated at load time, and an notification is issued when the … Continue reading

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Project Page — Exercise the Main Functions

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Loading templates, saving, modifying, installing XO Activity Bundles Load the “Hello World” activity into the playpen/work area by clicking on the first item in the Examples window (which displays “HelloWorld…ivity”), and then click on the <right arrow>. Create a copy … Continue reading

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Resources

Download Version 6 of PyDebug which was released October 5, 2010. View the Help files included with the PyDebug activity. Plow through earlier PyDebug development plans, progress reports, archive info at laptop.org Email the author of PyDebug at georgejhunt <at> … Continue reading

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PyDebug Is Comming Out Very Slowly

PyDebug was started late in 2009. But it’s development was put on the shelf in April of 2010, when it’s author was asked to try to find some way for users of the XO in the developing world to participate … Continue reading

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