Build a multi OS Python app in the cloud: PyInstaller on GitHub Actions

Using PyInstaller, you can package your Python scripts for common OS types. However, the need to build on each target OS separately can be cumbersome and limiting. Let's solve this by building in the cloud! We learn to use GitHub Actions for a simple, convenient and free way to automatically build an app in the cloud and release it on GitHub.

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Include variables in Markdown cells of JupyterLab Notebooks

Including variables in a JupyterLab Notebook's Markdown cells seems like a basic thing. Turns out it is not. It's simply not yet supported out of the box. Here is how to do it anyways. Moreover, learn how to selectively hide code cells when exporting your Notebook. Improve the aesthetics and dynamic capabilities of your Notebook by using this simple approach.

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Solving unconfirmed Bitcoin transactions in Electrum

There are a handful solutions for dealing with unconfirmed bitcoin transactions. However, depending on the case only a few of those might be viable. In this post, I describe how to apply the child pays for parent method in electrum. It is a solution that works most times.

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