Django work available

Tuesday, June 29 2010

A quick tip for anyone with time to spare: The company I work for, DUO Interactive, LLC, is in need of some extra Djangonauts for some small to mid-sized projects. The work is payable on an hourly basis, and can scale up or down based on availability. Most of the ...

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django-eve-db is Ready to Roll

Tuesday, April 06 2010

While by no means at all ready to be deemed "mature", django-eve-db is now at a state that I feel fine about announcing its presence to the wider Python/Django community.

django-eve-db is a set of Django models that wrap CCP’s EVE Online data dump. This makes it extremely ...

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python-colormath 1.0.6 Released

Tuesday, March 23 2010

Thanks to liushie, a math domain error was caught in the CIE1994 and CMC color difference methods. This only manifested itself for certain CIELab values, and went unnoticed as a result of this. The problems have been corrected and released as 1.0.6.

Please see the project page for ...

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Django for EVE Online Development

Thursday, February 18 2010

For anyone who plays EVE Online, I have a proposition for you. Myself and a few nerdy corpmates have been working on the django-eve projects, which are a collection of Django apps for EVE Online. We’re looking at trying to get more people involved with the project, whether it ...

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Django + Disqus or Intense Debate… Fight!

Wednesday, February 17 2010

Update (3/4/2012): Since this article was posted in early 2010, Disqus has continued to improve. IntenseDebate has made some progress, but hasn’t been able to keep up with Disqus as far as continued development goes. As of this week, `I have switched to Disqus`_. This article ...

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PIL + TIFF = Fun

Wednesday, January 20 2010

We had to do some things at work using TIFF files with software that relied on the presence of certain TIFF Tags. We’re slowly phasing out some legacy C applications with Python equivalents, and decided to use Python Imaging Library for the task.

Everything worked brilliantly, aside from the ...

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Evennia MUD Server IRC Channel

Thursday, October 08 2009

To improve collaboration, the Evennia MUD Server project now has an IRC channel on Freenode, #evennia. We have taken it a step further and linked this up with our test game, so those messing around in-game can still talk/listen on the IMCEvennia channel (which is also replicated to the ...

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python-fedex 0.1 Released

Wednesday, September 23 2009

After a few weeks of slow work, I finally have released python-fedex. This module is a very light wrapper around suds and the Fedex WSDLs. There is very little abstraction, the idea is just to handle the annoying WSDL stuff behind-the-scenes and raise some basic exceptions if really bad things ...

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Snow Leopard 10.6.0 client DNS problems

Wednesday, September 09 2009

It would appear that Snow Leopard 10.6.0 has an issue with client-side DNS resolution. Symptoms include erratic resolution of domain names from local network DNS servers for any command or application using gethostbyname(). However, using the host or nslookup commands resolve things correctly.

The current best resource for ...

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Python 2.6 on MacPorts is fixed

Tuesday, September 08 2009

As the title suggests, Python 2.6 may now be compiled without problem via MacPorts on Snow Leopard. The issue was fixed early in the weekend. Onward!

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