Custom sort order in music libraries: macOS and Android (en, zh-hans, ja)

在 macOS 和 Android 平台实现音乐库中的自定义排序macOS と Android での音楽ライブラリーのカスタムソート順 Custom sort order in music libraries is a rather rare need. Most major languages use phonograms in their scripts, where the natural sort order is more or less identical to what is seen in Unicode (probably after some normalizations). On the other hand, languages using logograms (logosyllabic […]

Simple automated interactions with Telegram Bots using MTProto (Pyrogram)

Telegram is a popular IM platform that is famous for its openness. A lot of applications are being discovered with their public Bot API and User API. Exposed as an HTTP interface, the Bot API is more popular on Telegram, but to interact with a bot, we still need to expose its User API, which […]

Write to Repeater Fields of Ultimate Fields with WordPress REST API

Ultimate Fields is a WordPress plugin that add custom fields to existing post types, both built-in and custom. It’s the only free plugin I found that can add a repeating field (field with arbitrary number of items. However, this plugin has not been updated for almost a year, and there’s a bug where repeater fields […]

Translate README files in reStructuredText with Sphinx

reStructuredText (reST) is a markup language that is popular in the Python developers community. reST is the standard markup language for docutils, Sphinx documentation generator, and the Python Package Index (PyPI). However, reST by now is still not popular enough. Most translation platforms, including Crowdin which I’m using now for EH Forwarder Bot, have no […]

Splitting a Large Class and Multiple Inheritance in Python

When I started refactoring EFB Telegram Master Channel (ETM) for 2.0 updates, I was investigating ways to organize code into different files in a decent manner. In this article I’d like to talk about the strategy I used, comparing to another codebase I was reading back then, itchat.

RWG: an Experiment on Semi-Automated AI (?) Agent for Genkai Shiritori Mobile

Few days ago, a new game, Genkai Shiritori Mobile (GSM), was released by Baton Co., Ltd. and a web media and YouTubers team QuizKnock. Shiritori is a traditional Japanese word game where each player says a new word that starts with the last letter (or rather kana) of the previous word. Genkai Shiritori is a […]

Idea: Group Chat Tunneling (Sync) with EH Forwarder Bot

EH Forwarder Bot (EFB) is an extensible chat tunneling framework written in Python 3. GitHub.

EFB is mainly designed for gathering messages from many other platforms to the one platform, but also designed with other types of tunneling in mind. In this article, I’d like to introduce how EFB works now, and how to design channels for group chat tunneling with utilizing available channels in EFB. Here “group chat tunneling” means synchronizing messages across several groups in different platforms.