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Pillow 2-3-0 is out!

Pillow is the "friendly" PIL fork by Alex Clark and Contributors. PIL is the Python Imaging Library by Fredrik Lundh and Contributors

Since Pillow 2.0, the Pillow Team has adopted a quarterly release cycle; as such, Pillow 2.3.0 has just been released. Here's what's new ...

New Year's Python Meme 2014

Tarek Ziadé's New Year's Python Meme

What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you discovered this year?

This year we have a tie between two must-have packaging-related utilities:

Both of these utilities help you make better Python packages, and I regularly use them in ...

Introducing Plock Again

A few months ago I introduced Plock: the Plone-installer for the Pip-loving crowd. Then I got sidetracked with the next version of Plock lingering unreleased in master. With the holidays underway I had a chance to revisit Plock and discovered a few things:

  • I still like the idea of Plock ...

Plonetheme Report

Here is another report on Plone themes [1] generated by plock [2]

#!/bin/sh
for i in `plock -l -r | grep plonetheme`
do
plock . -a $i
done

Plock is able to produce a Buildout configuration file containing all themes that successfully installed via Buildout; I manually removed the themes that ...

Python Packages Open Sourced

Today I am open sourcing the code that ran pythonpackages.com from late 2011 to late 2012. You can find it here:

https://github.com/pythonpackages/vanity_app

Why I Waited

I waited a long time before doing this because:

  • It's embarrassing. I originally wanted to have pythonpackages.com rewritten ...

Pillow 2.2.1 Released

Pillow is the "friendly" PIL fork. PIL is the Python Imaging Library.

Note

An earlier version of this entry was published yesterday with the wrong date. Apologies for any annoyance or confusion.

The Pillow 2.2.1 source distribution is now available on PyPI, featuring over 30 documented bug fixes ...

What's new as of Plock 0-1-2?

Plock is a Plone Installer for the Pip-Loving Crowd

I blogged about Plock after 0.0.1 was released and a lot of progress has been made since then, so I thought I'd give an update. But rather than a traditional list-the-changelog-style-blog-entry, I thought I'd walk you through ...

Introducing Plock

Plock is a Plone Installer for the Pip-Loving Crowd. Plone is a Python-based CMS.

Installing Plone with Plock looks like this:

$ pip install plock
$ bin/install-plone
$ bin/plone fg

Configuration

Plone uses Buildout to manage its installation and configuration. Plock creates a buildout.cfg file for you that looks like ...

Pillow 2-1-0 is out!

Pillow is a popular fork of PIL by Alex Clark and Contributors. PIL is the Python Imaging Library by Fredrik Lundh and Contributors

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Pillow 2.1.0 is out! With this release, the Pillow team has finally removed support for "import _imaging", thus completing the move of PIL modules into ...

Plone.org upgraded

Recently at the behest of Liz Leddy, I upgraded plone.org from Plone 4.2 to Plone 4.3. It's been a while since I had the pleasure, so I thought I'd make some notes: for myself, the AI Team and anyone else interested in the process.

Background ...