When migrating from Plone to Django, I had problems with editing weblog entries with a dot in the url. Apparently Django doesn’t allow dots in a SlugField. Here’s how I solved it.
While updating a buildout, Pound would not compile anymore. “All” I did was update it from version 2.4.4 to 2.5.
In April Packt published Django 1.1 Testing and Debugging by Karen M. Tracey. After reading it I figured I might as well write a review.
This site is now powered by Django instead of Plone. Yes, I’ve finally made the switch!
The summary: as of today, you no longer need to checkout enablesettrace from the Zope subversion repository. You can just use the Products.enablesettrace egg to debug your restricted Python code.
On 19 February I held a presentation for my colleagues about distributed version control systems (DVCS). My main goal was to inform them on what I think is the next logical step in source control.
Recently I read some articles about web designers. This got me thinking about the qualities I think you need to be a good designer and about the different ways a design can be made.
Today I read two articles about the usefulness of unit testing. Here are my thoughts.
I frequently have to send emails from web applications. But before I deploy to a production environment, I want to make sure the mechanism works and the right mails are constructed. Here’s two ways to do that.