Kindle programming (part 1)

I bought an Amazon Kindle 3G back in October. So far I’ve mostly been reading research papers on it (that 3rd gen eInk really is amazing), occasionally proggit.

I applied for SDK access, but heard nothing back. So instead, I’m using the built in “experimental” web browser. It has canvas support, so I’m golden.

Image of Kindle web browser displaying vector fonts.

As you might have noticed, I couldn’t resist the urge to design a vector font for the task; please be gentle, I know the font leaves a lot to be desired, it’s a work in progress. The Kindle browser didn’t seem to have font support anyway, while public domain, I didn’t particularly enjoy the Hershey fonts. The Hershey fonts are nice, but they’re unsuitable for programming.

Quickrefs for Python and Vim

More quick reference booklets:

I don’t really need the qr for Python, but I thought it might be good to have ready should a friend a coworker wish to start learning Python.

As for Vim, the reference is certainly terrible – I’ve barely used it at all. The qr is just a list of commands that looked useful. I’ll edit the qr as I go, perhaps using the last pages for notes.