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Announcing Woltman 5.0

There are no words that can express how happy Jen & I are, so for now I'll just say, "Pleased to meet you, son."  We'll post stories and more later, but I know you're all anxious to see photos of John Henry Woltman V.

Another Woltman

Jen and - by societal conventions - I are pregnant.  In about seven months time, we will likely be proud parents.

Installing Windows XP on a MacBook Pro with Lion

Apple's Boot Camp does not officially support Windows XP on computers shipped with OS X 10.7 ("Lion").  Keep reading for instructions on installing Windows XP on a late 2011 MacBook Pro.

UPDATED: Read Steve's comment for more info on getting XP running on a 2011 13 inch MacBook Pro.

Announcing: py2formula

I have finished the first version of my Python-to-Excel-formula program, py2formula.  It is not as ambitious as it sounds: it converts simple Python functions into Excel formulas.  Read more at the project's home page.

Support your favorite software

I have a full-time job, so this week I decided to spend a little of it on supporting the people who develop the programs I use regularly.  Here's a list of the developers I donated to: