boto 2.2.2 has arrived
boto 2.2.2 was released this morning, comprised mostly of bug fixes. Of particular interest is the DynamoDB stabilization that has happened over the last few weeks, although a number of other minor bugs were fixed with the other services. For anyone currently running on older versions, we highly ...read more
django-dynamodb-sessions is ready!
After much tweaking, hand-wringing, and thumping around on staging, django-dynamodb-sessions is ready. The package provides a super-high-scalability session store for those hosting on Amazon’s EC2.
This may be useful to you if…
You’re wanting to trim your DB size, or reduce the read/write thrashing that happens with ...
PyATL Jam session this Tuesday
boto 2.2.0 has landed, bringing DynamoDB goodness
Help improve Boto’s documentation
Boto and AWS, sitting in a tree
Why we ditched PayPal for Stripe
A recent backwards-incompatible change to the PayPal Adaptive API led to our web application being unable to accept new users for about five days a while back. We were getting a very vague “Session has expired” error, and PayPal support couldn’t figure out what was wrong. Nothing in that ...read more
EVE Online grows up fast with Crucible
Bootstrap is fun stuff
I recently re-vamped my site to use Twitter’s Bootstrap CSS. This ended up being pretty easy to switch to, and I had to tweak the styles very little. My designer sensibilities are pretty terrible, so stuff like this is a real treat. If you haven’t already, consider checking ...read more
Sphinx and Design Documents
As I’ve matured as an individual and a developer, I find that I like to spend longer and longer amounts of time in the planning phase before writing too much code. I’ll tinker with some of the technical problems I’m very concerned about, make sure my idea ...read more