Fix Python – How to generate keyboard events?

short summary:
I am trying to create a program that will send keyboard events to the computer that for all purposes the simulated events should be treated as actual keystrokes on the keyboard.
original post:
I am looking for a way to generate keyboard events using python.
Assume that the function receives a key that it must simulate pressing, like….

Fix Python – Getting name of windows computer running python script?

I have a couple Windows computers on my network that will be running a python script. A different set of configuration options should be used in the script depending on which computer is running this script.
How would I get that computer name in the python script?
Let’s say the script was running on a computer named DARK-TOWER, I’d like to write ….

Fix Python – Python, remove all non-alphabet chars from string

I am writing a python MapReduce word count program. Problem is that there are many non-alphabet chars strewn about in the data, I have found this post Stripping everything but alphanumeric chars from a string in Python which shows a nice solution using regex, but I am not sure how to implement it
def mapfn(k, v):
print v
import re, string ….

Fix Python – How can I make a scatter plot colored by density in matplotlib?

I’d like to make a scatter plot where each point is colored by the spatial density of nearby points.
I’ve come across a very similar question, which shows an example of this using R:
R Scatter Plot: symbol color represents number of overlapping points
What’s the best way to accomplish something similar in python using matplotlib?

Fix Python – How do you send a HEAD HTTP request in Python 2?

What I’m trying to do here is get the headers of a given URL so I can determine the MIME type. I want to be able to see if http://somedomain/foo/ will return an HTML document or a JPEG image for example. Thus, I need to figure out how to send a HEAD request so that I can read the MIME type without having to download the content. Does anyone know o….