Classic Mac OS 9 Icons

Recently I have been looking for Mac OS 9 icons for a separate project, but they are getting rarer by the days. Luckily, NazoraioiSkadinaujo on DeviantArt1 had ran into the same issue and decided to extract the icons themselves back in 2008. The problem is that the files are in the rsrc format and I really need them in png. Thus, this is my journey in further extracting the icon files!

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Generating Word Documents with Python

Let’s say you have to repeatedly prepare some reports with the same structure. Wouldn’t it be great if you can automatically generate them once you have the data? Well, actually you can!

Microsoft changed the underlying structure of their Office documents (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.) from binary to Open-XML with the release of Microsoft Office 20071. Take a guess what the x in the new extensions .docx,.pptx and .xlsx stands for. This offers a few advantages, including the most notable one of making the format open and accessible for anyone. We will be taking advantage of this to generate Word reports from templates with Python.

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