Python introspection with the inspect module

Here are some fun and potentially useful tricks you can do using the inspect module. Get a list of currently imported modules: import inspect myglobals = dict() myglobals.update(globals()) modules = [value            for key, value in myglobals.items()            if inspect.ismodule(value)] Get a list of classes in a […]

Advice for aspiring J-E translators

I recently got an email from a woman doing postgraduate studies at a Japanese university. She was seeking advice about getting started as a translator after graduating next year. Some of the advice I gave her will be useful to other aspiring translators, especially those living in Japan, so I've excerpted and edited them here. […]