Category: Programming

Selecting Pynetbox Version

If you have: And you need: Then you need to use: Because: NetBox 3.3.0 or newer Cable terminations pynetbox 7.0.0 or newer Cable terminations were changed in NetBox 3.3 NetBox older than 3.3.0 Cable terminations pynetbox 6.6.2 (or older) pynetbox 7.0.0 (or newer) only supports NetBox 3.3 or newer NetBox 3.2.0 or newer /api/ipam/vlan-groups/<id>/available_vlans pynetbox […]

PowerShell Memos

This post contains some of my various and continuous memos for exploring and learning PowerShell. These are not organized in any particular order. Get-Alias (no explanation needed) Get-Command: Use when unsure which commands are available Get-Member: Shows the methods and properties of an object. Also shows the object type. Example: PS C:\> $name = “Markku” […]

Comparing Version Numbers in Python

The distutils module is going to be deprecated in Python 3.10, and to be removed in Python 3.12. Hence, my current standard way of comparing version number strings is using pkg_resources module (part of setuptools): >>> from pkg_resources import parse_version as version >>> version(“1.0”) <Version(‘1.0’)> >>> version(“1.8.9”) < version(“2.0”) True >>> version(“2.0.9”) < version(“2.1”) True […]

Git Configurations

I use Git almost daily but I need my memos for the uncommon operations. Therefore the posts: Part 1: Git Configurations (this post) Part 2: Using Forks in GitHub When I’m using Git I need to first configure it. Well, strictly speaking, if I’m only going to clone some repository I don’t need to especially […]