11. January 2015 · Comments Off on Exporting a list of bought and borrowed Kindle books from Amazon · Categories: Programming · Tags: , , , ,

This is a very quick-and-dirty method to pull all the books that Amazon knows you have bought or borrowed for your Kindle. There are various ways to export the list of purchased books from Amazon but I read a lot of e-books from the library and couldn’t find a way to export those. (Oct 20th, 2016 Update: Fixed code after Amazon tweaked their layout – thanks for letting me know, Annie!

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02. July 2011 · Comments Off on Word Count · Categories: General · Tags: ,

This is a simple word counter (and character counter). Sometimes online forms ask you to limit yourself to some number of words or characters. To see how big your text is, just paste it here below. In addition, this will "clean" the text for sites that say things like "don’t paste MS Word text, copy to notepad first", etc. Text entered below will automatically have smart tags and other common characters transformed into their plain text equivalents. If you’re trying to paste into an online form and getting strange characters (like question marks with diamonds around them), paste it into the box below and then copy it.

Note that JavaScript must be enabled (that’s how it cleans and counts).

Words: 0        Characters: 0