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Python 3 urllib examples

– How to do basic things with urllib in Python 3.

Why I disabled comments on my websites

– In early 2020, I disabled comments on every website I run. Here is how and why I did it.

How to open a file in Preview or Finder from the Terminal

– A simple, easy way to launch file with the default application from your Mac's Terminal.

Using a MasterCard in Central Asia

– To my surprise, MasterCard isn't accepted everywhere in Central Asia. Here's why you might want to carry a Visa card with you.

Driving in Azerbaijan

– The ins and outs of driving in Azerbaijan: the paperwork you need, the road conditions, how to find fuel and more.

Driving in Armenia

– An overview of driving in Armenia: road conditions, requirements, fuel quality and scenic routes.

Driving in Georgia (the country)

– A summary of the road conditions and driving hazards for Georgia. If you are planning a road trip or a motorcycle trip in Georgia, this is a good starting point.

How to fix "The Plugin Store is not available" in Craft

– The surprisingly simple solution to this issue, and other cURL SSL errors. You only need to run a single command.

My motorcycle packing list for very long trips

– When I go on longer motorcycle trips, this is what I pack with me. It has served me well through a variety of situations.

How to fix HP scanning errors in MacOS

– What to do when your HP scanner won't connect to your Mac.