Tech Update

In between looking for jobs, I am learning Python.
I am thinking of using this as a glue language in UNIX BASH file scripting, Applescript on OS X and ADSI programming on Windows.

Useful stuff found so far:

Python interface to Microsoft Outlook Web Access

This article describes two scripts which log into your Outlook web access, extract the emails and create a local pop server so you can then copy the e-mails to your computer.

This means
– You can use any email client to access your corporate email running through outlook web access
– Following on from the first point you are not limited to using Internet Explorer and Windows to view your emails

John Machin’s xlrd makes it practical to read any Excel spreadsheet
programmatically, even when hosted under Linux: