Got a mess-of-data. Whole load of it. Need to analyze it. Again and again and again.
Don’t want to cut n paste. Or write too much code. Need to automate plot generation.
This reminded me of my thesis many (cough cough) years ago. I used a Makefile to automate driving TeX. And image formatting, and final document assembly. Yes, to write my thesis, I typed “make”.
Sure enough, same type of process, different decade (cough millennium).
Started throwing it together and …
Damn, thats nice. I forgot how much fun it used to be to do this stuff.