cookiecutter-djangopackage - Do the Right Thing

In preparation for upgrading and enhancing Googility.com I've started breaking out reusable applications, upgrading them, and open sourcing the code on GitHub. I wanted to follow development best practices and create high quality applications including these features:

  • A full set of tests.
  • Near 100% code coverage.
  • Continuous Integration running …

My Favorite ORM and Python Anti-Patterns

At work I was looking at improving the performance of one of our slower web pages. It can be rewarding to find a little piece of code that can be easily optimized. This time there were several functions that were adding 10+ sec to the page in worst case. It …

YellowGrass - Web Based Issue Tracking

I was doing some reading on mobl and saw that they are using a free web based service called YellowGrass for issue tracking. It has some nice features and seems easy to use. Everything is tag based. I think I'll try to use it for tracking enhancements to agilitycourses.com …

How Safe is Your Personal Information in the Hands of Website Developers?

I was going through the webserver statistics for this site to see if any new sites had linked to any of my articles (it is always nice to see that what I have to say is useful to someone). Anyway, I ran across someone who had come to my site …

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