Category Archives: Weboob

Contributing to Weboob without programming

There are often good-willed people around open-source software that while they do not know programming or the specific technologies used, can greatly help the project. So, what are we looking for? We do not have any translation support for now, so that is out. However, there are a few things you can already do: Provide […]

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Weboob, the Asshole Detector

We often get complaints around Weboob‘s name, and the various application names. There’s no denying they’re childish. What they are not, however, is sexist. There is “boob” in the main name, and “boob” is a friendly name referring to (mostly female) breasts. We would, for example, avoid using “tits” or “cunt”, because they are often […]

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Faster module creation for Weboob

From the start, creating a new weboob module was a pain, as you had a lot of repetitive copy-paste-alter tasks to do. Since I can’t stand anything repetitive, I created a tool to speed up module creation, which was inspired from the now retired tools/gen_comic_reader.sh. Now, when I see code generation, I usually think something […]

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