A Prayer for America on Election Day

Albert Mohler speaks the truth with great wisdom and love. May these prayers be answered in the affirmative:

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From C# to Python

Making the transition to C# to Python wasn't nearly as drastic as I had thought. Maybe that is because it was my 8th or 9th language (maybe more, who keeps count), or maybe it was because Python is such an intuitive and clean language. Maybe both.

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Backup Script for GitHub

Really, there is nothing about this that is specific to GitHub but they are pretty full of awesomeness so I figure everyone might as well use them for their git hosting needs.

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GCC and Environment Variables

Yesterday I was building up an EC2 image. Really, I was just building some scripts to bootstrap a common image based on start up parameters (but that is another post to be done in the future). I merely mention it here to bring up the point that while I don't want to include certain binaries in the image, I don't want the boot up process to have to perform a scripted build either.

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CivicSquared

This is a call to action, folks.

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Obama on Redistributing Wealth

This is the guy who is going to be our next president. Yikes:

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Click Homeless

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JSONField for Django Models

I was needing to store semi-structured data on a model for a project I am working on, but didn't want to parse strings or create a foreign key to a key/value type table.

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Shifting Bits: My Django Blog is Live

Just a short announcement to say that I am finally free of Wordpress and mod_php on my server. This site is Django-powered!

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The Django Toolbar: Updated

So after some late night code slinging to scratch a wild itch of an idea, I rethought my approach in how I forked the code for the Django Debug Toolbar project. Partly this was prompted by some folks that took some time to leave a few comments on the previous post announcing the release -- many thanks!

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