7 articles Tag Django

Hello World Update

Hello World Update

It’s been awhile since my last real update and a lot’s been going on. First, the good people of Popular Mechanics reached out to me earlier this year about the squirrel/sentry gun project and did a little write-up about it in their September 2012 issue. Having grown up on Popular Mechanics it was very cool and flattering. (I’m still tempted to send away for plans to build a flying ship out of ordinary household vacuum cleaners.) I …

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Python + Django vs. C# + ASP.NET: Productivity Showdown

Python + Django vs. C# + ASP.NET: Productivity Showdown

People are often asking me how and why my department shifted from an ASP.NET environment to Django. I’ve finally gotten around to writing about the process leading up to our decision. I hope people out there find it useful in their own development groups and discussions. Almost two years ago I was in a rather unlikely situation in that I was running a software engineering department containing both a C# team and a Python team. …

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Fabric Presentation

Fabric Presentation

This past Thursday I gave a presentation on Fabric for TriZPUG. I want to thank everyone for their comments and appreciation. We had a great attendance and good discussions. I presented Fabric as a tool that I use for automated deployment and maintenance of servers. I can publish and update multiple servers with differential instructions based on their defined roles (e.g. Apache web server, MySQL database server, Nginx server, etc.). We briefly touched on some other cool …

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