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Scraping websites with LXML

The internet is such a big place, and it is still growing exponentially together with the (also) growing trend of data traffic. Sometimes, that what just matters is all that we need. Links, paragraphs, keywords are three examples of data that we care about: the metadata. LXML is a great library that…

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Android - Call UI-code from a class

Java and the Android SDK go perfectly well together, but just like any other 'good' programming language you sometimes have to get over some rough edges. As an example, it took me almost a day to figure out how to interact with the UI thread from a class! So, I'm sharing with you this handy little J…

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