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!
Django newforms fixes lots of things…
I created a system and web app to help me organise my Bible memorisation. And I rant a bit Django and web.py.
How to use Twill within Django unit tests
Some tools to help organise your computer and files.
I present below some example code for using Django, newforms and MochiKit to do AJAX validation, in case anyone else is doing the same, complete with a live demo…
How to write blog postings in reStructuredText, integrating HsColour and Pygments automatically.