Posts by: bhishan

Bhishan Bhandari [22] Brewing contents directly from the Himalayas of Nepal. I am a hobbyist programmer and enjoy writing scripts for automation. If you'd like a process to be automated through programming, I also sell my services at Fiverr . Lately, I like to refresh my Quora feeds. Shoot me messages at  

Mining Facebook – Mining the Social Web using python

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Mining data from different sources has become a trend for the past few years. The need of structured and characteristic data has lead the data miners to advice their machines to mine social data. Twitter, Google + and Facebook are some of the social networks, now serving as a mountain of behavioral data. In this post Facebook will be our Zen source and python will be the miner. Python programming language is well known for it’s capability to withdraw web data effectively and efficiently. Cutting the long story short, today we will be using Facebook Graph API through python to mine the facebook page likes for each individual adjusting in our friend list. Continue Reading

TunnelBear for Windows, Mac & Linux – Best paid and free VPN application

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US, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Netherlands. Your country may be the next one they’re migrating to. “The Bears”, they’re everywhere. By the end of this read you’ll have a reliable application, providing VPN service with active set of engineers willing to take complaints/feedbacks and generate solution superfast. As soon as you begin tunneling (using TunnelBear) you acquire the hegemony over the internet. TunnelBear is an absolute gift for those people with privacy concerns. In fact to each one of us, privacy is the priority at least at this date. I don’t want my information to go viral, find some company and generate money for them. Some of the services on the go available on the internet are literally selling user’s information. TunnelBear is the application I rely on and recommend my readers for secure browsing with minimal connection issues. Using TunnelBear you are capable of accessing webpages from anywhere around the globle. Continue Reading

Grab alexa rank and write to google spreadsheet using python

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How to grab alexa rank using python?

By the end of this read you will be able to extract alexa rank and write it to a google spreadsheet programmatically. This can be helpful for seo experts as they have to constantly analyze the alexa ranking and submit it to his/her boss in a regular basis or for personal reference. Some times you have a huge number of websites to take care of, especially when your main expertise is search engine optimization. Going to alexa’s website and writing ranks for each website is a cumbersome task to deal with. The code provided below is in python programming language. Executing the code with valid gmail id, password, spreadsheet id, worksheet id associated with the spreadsheet you want to work with will append website link and current alexa rank with date to the spreadsheet. Don’t worry about spreadsheet id and worksheet id, I will let you know on how to get these items. Continue Reading

History Trends – Detailed statistics of chrome browsing history

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Chrome History Trends Unlimited

Statistics is boring, at least for me. Despite the cumbersome formulas of statistics and their implementations, the results seems to be beautiful. May be it is the color of the pie diagrams and graphs but the result of the tough statistical computation of raw data is eye catching for everyone. Sometimes I wish that browsers would print some pictorial representation of my browsing history and keep log of it. I never knew my wish existed until I met History Trends. Introducing a user friendly history keeper which earns different important functionalities, history trends is a light weight application which doesn’t depend upon chrome’s browsing history to inhale the data because the browsing history is safely imported to the extension and exhales it in the form of pictures and sensible conclusions. Continue Reading

Make a 2048 game in python – 2048 game codes in python

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2048 Game in Python

By the end of this read you will be able to make a popular game 2048 on your own. Python programming language will be used to implement the logic of the game in this tutorial.2048 is a game that reached maximum popularity in my college. This started with an email from my college’s director of academics with the header 2048 : A game to make. I choose python programming language to build 2048 game. Continue Reading

How to grab certain text from gmail using imaplib and json in python

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Grab certain text from gmail using python

I tried this sometimes a month ago. This article could help on extracting parts of an email(GMAIL). As I walk further I’ll show you how to extract a single word(basically sounds funny). I’ll be using python programming language in order to grab a word programmatically.

The background behind this program will drive me to explain about a practice in my college. Everyday we receive an email in a formatted manner which contains a word, its meaning, normal day use and an example sentence accommodating this word. The idea of extracting the word from email and saving it somewhere in the local machine came from one of my classmate’s. Continue Reading

Singha Durbar

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Singha Durbar – The Lion Palace

On Wednesday Asar 10, 1957 B.S., Chandra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana came to the throne. As soon as he came to the power he realized the importance of a palace. He wanted to build a private residence so he bought a land at the rate of Rs. 90 per 350 ropenis. He started the construction work. At first, he wanted to build the palace for his residence only but on the process of construction it became a magnificent and lavish palace. This magnificent palace, a neo-classical architectural typical style of the 19th century was designed and built by the engineering duo Kumar Narasingh Rana and Kishor Narasingh Rana in 1903 AD. Continue Reading

NPR API Tutorial II – How to use story API to parse a story having text, audio and image from

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In this NPR API Tutorial, I’ll explain you on each line of codes to parse a complete story containing text, images and audio from using the NPR API while making queries to interface using python programming language. Have you got your npr api key? If not I’ve covered how to get it in my previous post which focuses on parsing a single text story of a specific category from Find it here. This post focuses on explaining each lines of code that we’ll use to parse a complete story containing text, audio as well as images from the Nation Public Radio’s official website. Continue Reading

VARYCODE – Convert source code online

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Convert Source Codes Online

Varycode, the home for source codes where they are molded into different languages is a web-based platform where the dense population of worldwide coders access key to various programming languages. Code in a language and clone in various could be a wise phrase for the cross platform Varycode. Different kinds of non-trusted softwares had to be installed into a device to convert codes written in one programming language to another. Building a compactly cemented bridge between the coders and programming languages, varycode stands with no fear to tackle the source codes and convert them to a desired language. Fact be printed onto the monitor, the huge mass of programmers stressed google to find the best software to convert source codes between different languages which in fact contributed a lot to load a bunch of biological worms into it’s trousers making it restless and keep searching. Continue Reading

NPR API Tutorial – How to use the NPR API to parse a story of any topics from website

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NPR API Tutorial

NPR (National Public Radio) has been providing apikeys to public in order to attract people to code and build applications that uses NPR’s application programming interface. This is a tutorial on how to use the NPR api to parse a story of any topics from website. Python programming language would be my priority in this npr api tutorial. Continue Reading