Test-plone tmp

Since Day 1 with Plone circa 2004, I’ve always taken pride in and greatly enjoyed refining my development environment. It’s been stable for a while now (> 1 year or so) so I thought I’d share. Operating system Mac OS X Latest (Lion, at the time of this writing) Terminal Mac OS X Terminal Editor […]

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Pycon 2012 : Hand Coded Applications with SQLAlchemy

Here’s the slides from my Pycon 2012 talk, “Hand Coded Applications with SQLAlchemy”. I had a great time with this talk and thanks all for coming ! Update: Here’s the video! <div id=”comment_blurb”>The content of this post belongs to the original author, . To leave a comment, head on over to <a href=”http://techspot.zzzeek.org/2012/03/12/pycon-2012-hand-coded-applications-with-sqlalchemy”>their original article</a>.</div>

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New Vanity Release

This release features the ability to display per package download statistics. With all the Python stats goodness going on recently, I got inspired to make a new vanity release. This release features the ability to display per package download statistics via the `-v` or `–verbose` command line argument. Here are some of my favorite results. […]

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django-sphinx sorting

Unfortunately, the django-sphinx module is not very thoroughly documented. One thing which I could not figure out is how to do sorting. I thought that I had to set some kind of keyword argument on the SphinxSearch instance… (I have to admit though that the sorting is indeed demonstrated in the project README.rst, I simply […]

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Introducing pythonpackages.com

The website for Python egoists™ I have this overwhelming desire to know how many times my favorite Python packages have been downloaded. Don’t you? If so, look no further than pythonpackages.com. Count downloads Where you can enter a package like Django and find out the number of downloads. Count favorites Or click on Count favorites […]

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New Year’s Python Meme 2011

My response My response to http://blog.ziade.org/2011/12/20/new-year039s-python-meme-2011/. It was fun answering in 2009, so I thought I’d play again. What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2011? Pyramid. In early 2011 I released vanity, which later became pythonpackages.com(more or less). I used building the site as an excuse to learn Pyramid, […]

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