September 29, 2012
I have recently taken up golf and am loving the opportunity to get outside and
away from my computer. I work a lot so it's a good way to force me to
disconnect for a bit and focus on something else. Most importantly though it
has become something that I can do and enjoy with my son as he has taken to
the sport as well.
September 19, 2012
September 15, 2012
How often do you use
print statements to display output in your
runserver process to help debug something?
September 4, 2012
In web apps where users are doing various activities in your site, things can
get complicated in a hurry that can make troubleshooting both customer support
issues as well as exceptions very tricky. Tracking the flow of user activity
is critical to understanding what happened and is not always easy to decipher
at granular levels through analytics services such as Google Analytics. As a
compliment to these services, Eldarion wrote
eventlog. It’s a simple pluggable app
that you add to your site and then log events throughout your code.
August 29, 2012
I saw this on the Internet today and thought it was too good not to share here
August 27, 2012
When I first started contributing to Pinax, one of
the most exciting things to me was this idea of starter projects where you
could be up and running with a certain type of a site literally within
minutes. It was even more exciting to be able to shed having to build and
maintain a lot of the infrastructure code around supporting project templates
when Django started supporting the
August 23, 2012
As a long time web developer who has struggled with being comfortable with
doing front-end development, having Twitter
Bootstrap available is nothing short of
transformative. The aspect that I am most enamored with is how much the bar
has been lowered for guys like me to make relatively large UI changes without
the need to segment work out to UI experts.
August 17, 2012
Referrals are a popular and very effective way to generate quality traffic
while allowing users that love your site to become promoters. We built
anafero because we were increasingly
wanting to deploy referral systems on more of our sites as well as sites for
some of our clients.
August 15, 2012
Yesterday, I posted about how I was having fun with
redactorjs and promised to follow up with how to hook
up the ability to upload and embed images. Well, I am pleased to be able to
show you how with a few lines of Python and Django.
August 14, 2012
I have been having a blast with redactorjs and will
soon be buying a developer license.