Finally up to Date
I finally bit the bullet and went through the necessary leg work to get the site upgraded to the latest Django trunk. The fun included adding the new admin stuff and figuring out the newly redesigned comments system.
If you notice anything odd, let me know and I’ll get ...read more
Toshiba Tecra A4 on Ubuntu Ibex Alpha
I haven’t had enough time to really get some wear and tear testing in, but it looks like as of today, the latest Ubuntu Ibex Alpha release runs almost flawlessly on the Toshiba Tecra A4 (PTA40E). Wireless and the Wired NIC work without any kernel boot options, and performance ...read more
Lack of an open X-Rite i1 (Eye-One) SDK
After doing a lot of work with the X-Rite (formerly Gretagmacbeth) i1 (Eye-One) Pro SDK, I’ve started running into strange little quirks with their close-sourced libraries. The documentation is decent, but severely lacking in crucial areas such as code examples. Several of the functions are vaguely defined with no ...read more
Browser Games with Django (English)
Multi-Model Inheritance + Fixtures = Fixed
Adobe Illustrator CS3 Crashing on Saving
After trying to figure out why Illustrator CS3 kept crashing when saving files, I finally turned up this bit of information that pointed me in the right direction. It looks like if you have your Print Spooler service on Windows XP disabled when attempting to save, Illustrator dies.
One of ...read more
wxJSON 0.3.1 Released
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Django is able to run on a number of different web servers, databases, and operating systems. This flexibility lends itself to a lot of diversity within the community, but what kind of combinations are the most common?
The developers seem to suggest that Apache2 + mod_python + Postgresql seem to be the ...read more