Some tips for keeping your Django apps lean and mean from the beginning, using lessons from django-fiber,
O gods of software development and operations, I have sinned. Your anger falls on me, and I feel your wrath...
Announcing django-easyfilters, a new library for Django, and a bit of heretical editorial about Django's ORM.
First part of a series of posts that attempt to explain Python by the dissection method.
Writing good quality documentation for the software libraries you publish always matters. Otherwise, you are doing the world a disservice by publishing.
An app to help protect your customers' data when in development.
Class based views are very cool. I am starting to clean up an existing project using them, and lots of existing views are turning into declarative code. But it makes me worried about the ravioli effect.
I tend to use several music/media players, such as shell-fm, moc and Clementine. In order to be able to use the media buttons on my keyboard for pausing/skipping, I wrote this Python script to automatically route the commands to the right one.
Using IPython deep inside a program...
I discovered hgview, a really great replacement for hgk.
How can I get the Mercurial Eclipse plugin to just recognise an existing folder as a Mercurial repository?
How I set up Eclipse to work with an existing project using virtualenv
Based on my recent Haskell experience, I highlight some cases where I think static type checks provide a better testing mechanism than unit tests or other automated tests.
A lot of discussion recently has missed the point: the big question is whether the terms of any software licence are really relevant to dynamic languages...
I've blogged before about using trac as a personal wiki, now I've found I can use Emacs as my editor and trac browser it's even better...
A review of "Django 1.0 Template Development" by Scott Newman, from Packt Publishing.
An article from Django 1.0 Template Development by Scott Newman, about how to output a document in multiple formats/styles using Django templates.
A simple way to use Mercurial Queues in a Subversion working directory to manage patches before committing to Subversion.
After reading that in Python 2.5 some big memory leaks are fixed, I just switched a Django site from Python 2.4 to Python 2.5. I wasn't disappointed -- the combined memory usage of my Apache processes (which are using mod_python) went from 100Mb to 60Mb. So, for anyone else wanted to conserve memory, this is the first thing I'd suggest!