At the main Google Search you can find yourself getting tangled up in all the bot-generated spam-and-scam pages which Google seems happy to permit in the index. The above search box runs on my hand-crafted Google CSE — offering a handy filter which guards you against spam-and-scams. You’re still searching Google here, but only get results from sites that are going to be both genuine and relevant. It’s sad that this custom search filter is needed, but the main Google Search is rapidly becoming unusable for anything but the most basic navigational search — once past the first page your chances of clicking on a dangerous site are now around 50:50.
If you find a forum too verbose in the results, you can easily exclude it from the results. For example, to knock out DAZ…
dson poser -site:www.daz3d.com
If you’re seriously in need of a bit of example Python code then a great way to search is to point the freeware DocFetcher at your ..\Runtime\Python folders and let it index them. DocFetcher is your PC’s own personal search-engine, looking not just for filenames but also at text inside files. You likely have plenty of working Python scripts in those folders, to serve as good examples. You can also point DocFetcher at a folder containing the latest Poser Python Methods manual and similar documents. Archive.org also has zipped archives of the old Smith Micro and RuntimeDNA forums, in text file form.