Posted in 2012

New Year's Python Meme 2012

  • Dec 29, 2012
  • Category: Python

This is my entry for Tarek Ziadé’s New Year’s Python Meme, a tradition I have come to enjoy. Both to reflect on the current year and look back on previous years. So here it is.

Read more ...


Plone Guide

  • Nov 23, 2012
  • Category: Plone

For anyone new to my blog, welcome.

Read more ...


Pillow 1-7-8

Pillow is the friendly PIL fork. Initially just a packaging fork, now considering image code bug fixes and Python 3 support. To be friendly, we attempt to track changes against upstream tickets in PIL.

Read more ...


Plone Secrets 5: The Community

  • Oct 23, 2012
  • Category: Plone

This is a non-technical post on the Plone community, why it’s so great, how it functions, and some details that may help one understand it from the outside looking in (AKA The “secrets”)

Read more ...


Django Hello

Django doesn’t really need a hello world style introduction, its documentation speaks for itself.

Read more ...


Why Split The Lists

  • Oct 22, 2012
  • Category: Plone

The Plone community consists (roughly) of Founders, Contributors, and Users.

Read more ...


Review of Aspeli's Professional Plone 4 Development

  • Oct 20, 2012
  • Category: Plone

I owe PACKT a review of this book, so here it is.

Read more ...


Mailing List Etiquette

  • Oct 20, 2012
  • Category: Plone

I read a lot of mailing lists.

Read more ...


Gittip, Misunderstood

  • Oct 19, 2012
  • Category: Misc

People do not understand gittip. Or, they do not understand how I use it.

Read more ...


Why I Criticize The Plone Foundation Board

  • Oct 17, 2012
  • Category: Plone

TL;DR: Because I care.

Read more ...


Top 3 Favorite Logical Fallacies

  • Oct 17, 2012
  • Category: Misc

I love to debate issues.

Read more ...


Hello, Django

  • Oct 15, 2012
  • Category: Django

This is a test post to create a Django tag feed.

Read more ...


Looking For Projects

With pythonpackages.com winding down, I am now actively seeking projects for Q4 2012 and beyond.

Read more ...


Plone 4-3 Alpha 1 In Production

  • Oct 03, 2012
  • Category: Plone

I love upgrading Plone. Given the choice between an afternoon in the sun and upgrading Plone… OK I’d probably pick the sun, but it’d be close.

Read more ...


PythonPackages: One Year Later

We are rolling up on the one year anniversary of pythonpackages.com (in October).

Read more ...


Diazo Themes Revisited

  • Sep 24, 2012
  • Category: Plone

With Diazo theming on the rise (going in to 4.3 core) I’d like to take a look at the Diazo theming ecosystem again.

Read more ...


Sorry for the blog spam

  • Sep 22, 2012
  • Category: Python

Just learning Pelican

Read more ...


Yup, This Blog is Now Powered by Pelican

As an open source “Plone guy”, I’m always prepared to defend and explain my choice to not use Plone for blogging.

Read more ...


Gittip is the Future

Heard of Gittip? If not, you should know about it.

Read more ...


pythonpackages.com: pyformance 0.2

  • Aug 13, 2012
  • Category: Python

pythonpackages.com helps Python programmers package and release their software with just a few clicks.

Read more ...


Bootstrapping a Buildout 1-6 release

A lot of work has been done on Buildout lately.

Read more ...


Pythonpackages.com: New GitHub Service - Push to Release

  • Aug 10, 2012
  • Category: Python

pythonpackages.com helps Python programmers package and release their software with just a few clicks.

Read more ...


All My Python Packages Are Belong To GitHub

  • Aug 10, 2012
  • Category: Plone

Including many Plone add-ons.

Read more ...


pythonpackages.com: Using PyPI's OAuth1 support to register and upload packages

  • Aug 07, 2012
  • Category: Python

TL;DR PyPI has OAuth1 support; pythonpackages.com uses it to send your GitHub repos to PyPI.

Read more ...


Building Windows Installers in the Cloud

With pythonpackages.com I want to solve real problems for people today.

Read more ...


Pillow Moved to python-imaging Organization

On 7/30/2010 Pillow, the friendly PIL fork, was released.

Read more ...


The Plones Templer

(c.f. Knights Templar)

Read more ...


pythonpackages.com beta launch

  • Jul 04, 2012
  • Category: Python

After 9 months of development, pythonpackages.com has grand-ceremoniously flipped the switch from alpha to beta. Here is an overview of the beta release features.

Read more ...


Zope2 Bootstrap

  • Jun 12, 2012
  • Category: Plone

Bootstrap all the things, including Zope2.

Read more ...


A Simple Printer of Nested Lists

  • May 23, 2012
  • Category: Python

A rant

Read more ...


Adam Yauch has passed

  • May 11, 2012
  • Category: Misc

And why it matters to tech people like me.

Read more ...


Test-plone tmp

Since Day 1 with Plone circa 2004, I’ve always taken pride in and greatly enjoyed refining my development environment.

Read more ...


New Vanity Release

This release features the ability to display per package download statistics.

Read more ...


Hello Plone theming

  • Jan 25, 2012
  • Category: Plone

In this post, we introduce a new tutorial.

Read more ...