Tag Archives: python
Ansible is a great tool. We’ve been using it at my job with a fair amount of success. When it was chosen, we didn’t have a requirement for supporting Auto scaling groups in AWS. This offers a unique problem – … Continue reading
Python developers: Do you call your team or business a “python shop”? If so, what do you mean? If not, why not?
At my job, I had an API problem: I had a object property that could contain one or more strings. I assumed it would be a list, some of my users felt that [‘value’,] was harder to write than ‘value’. … Continue reading
The short version: I want to evaluate node.js and Twisted frameworks by building the same tool with both. The scope of the two frameworks is nearly identical. This presents the somewhat unique opportunity to create a single client user interface that … Continue reading
I’ve recently been writing a large number of Linux Sys-V style init scripts, to control how services are started upon system boot (or terminated upon shutdown). I’ve chosen Python over shell script as my language of choice. I’ve dug into … Continue reading
Mercurial 1.1 is out and contains a bunch of new features. One of my favorites is the new graph view in the web interface I’ve been using Mercurial for a couple of months and I really have come to appreciate … Continue reading
The trials and tribulations of hand-rolling my own website screen capture thumbnail (aka snap shot) maker using some command line tools and a lot of sweet python glue Continue reading