Posted on July 12, 2009
From August 2009 Amazon requires you to add an authentication signature to every request to their Product Advertising API (ECS). I have been using the wonderful PyAWS library for a few years so took upon myself to add this feature.
Posted on June 25, 2009
I recently had to find a bug in a site running Django. The site made heavy use of Django's file based caching, somewhere in the region of 100,00 files. The problem turned out to be that the current Django file caching code was not really intended to handle this many files.
Posted on February 24, 2009
Launched a new site for literary agents Osborne Porter.
Posted on March 19, 2008
Interesting talk on Pyglet, a Python package that allows you to easily create games.
Posted on March 10, 2008
Just launched a new e-commerce site for Kooka Babywear, built in Django.
Posted on December 12, 2007
Managed to get Indesign CS2 running under Wine today, woohoo, one less thing tying me down to Windows.
Posted on November 21, 2007
This templatetag allows you to use pil (python image library) to render out text in a custom font and colour. I recently created this template tag for a project I am working on, I haven't seen anything similar so I thought I would share it.
Posted on September 26, 2007
Media Temple is currently accepting beta testers for their new Django Grid Hosting.
Posted on September 16, 2007
Just installed the recaptcha on this blog, hopefully will remove all the comment spam I have been getting lately.
Posted on July 29, 2007
Another time-lapse python script, this time using a webcam.
Posted on July 29, 2007
Generate a menu dynamically from your Django flatpages using templatetags. Using Django as a simple CMS.
Posted on May 20, 2007
I recently setup a new Server, I was having trouble logging into the django admin. It kept telling me I didn't have cookies enabled. The problem, it turns out, was a conflict between php5 and mod_python.
Posted on April 21, 2007
A very simple way of pinging Technorati every time you update your blog using the xmlrpclib in python. Also an example of pinging Google blog search.
Posted on February 18, 2007
This is my first post from my new django powered blog. Probably not ready to go live yet as I have done almost no design work but I couldn't resist. Lets see how she holds up.
Posted on January 21, 2007
Just threw this together as a learning project. This little python script will allow you to do time-lapse photography using a symbian device using Python S60 3rd Edition. The script asks you how many photos you wish to take and the delay between each picture. You can also choose different settings for the pictures.