Category: Misc

R.I.P. Norman Joseph Woodland

Norman Joseph Woodland, one of the inventors of the barcode, died on Sunday, December 9th, 2012. He was 91 years old. More about his life:

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Label Structure 2.9

New label of Label Structure utility is now available for download. The following has changed from the last release: Support for sorting objects, variables, functions and databases by clicking the column header was added. Information about functions now also includes

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Chaining comparison operators in Python

One of the little known facts about Python that can come handy is a possibility to chain comparison operators like this: x = 5; print 3 < x < 10; print x < 10 < x*10; or x == y

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Label Structure Report 2.5

Label Structure Report version 2.5 is now available for download from NiceLabel site. This version brings several improvements. You no longer have to install the application but can simply copy it to the desired location and run it. However it

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What was the first product to use barcode?

“On June 26, 1974, Clyde Dawson pulled a 10-pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit gum out of his basket and it was scanned by Sharon Buchanan at 8:01 am. The pack of gum and the receipt are now on display in

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