Analysing the 2019 Election Results

In order to answer the questions I want answered I need the election results in spreadsheet form. I have previously got this from the Electoral Commission; it took ’em 18 days to get it out last time, wonder what the delay is this time. However the Democracy Club claims to have them available via a REST or REST like service. Here are my notes. … Continue reading “Analysing the 2019 Election Results”

DataPraxis and the Results

One of the first commentators on the General Election was a new outfit called DataPraxis, anyway new to me. The report, Tory Landslide, Progressives split is published as a tightly defined .pdf and is behind a use once cookie controlled access scheme. It’s very hard to share, navigate & mine. Here’s what I have done to try and make my access easier. …

I mirrored the .pdf and bookmarked it in diigo. I then used https://www.pdftohtml.net/ to make an html version which can be found here.

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Compilers & Interpreters

While writing up my notes on Static Page Generators, I was reminded of an IT course I did in the early ’80s. The course, SSADM at the Civil Service College included a session on presentation skills during which one of my fellow students presented on the difference between compilers & interpreters. He used a hand written slide, something like this. … Continue reading “Compilers & Interpreters”

Static page web sites

I came across a video that suggested using google drive as a web hosting solution. This seemed quite a neat idea. I need to examine if I lose anything by not having a web server in-front of it, probably not; there is one which is run and configured by Google. It would however require a static page site. Another reason for having a look at these. Here are my notes. Continue reading “Static page web sites”