Posts in Python

Ten Years Blogged

  • Mar 31, 2017
  • Category: Python

In March 2007, I published my first blog post.

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A Shout Out to Shout IRC

I’m back on IRC for the foreseeable future, and loving it. Thank you Shout IRC.

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Project Makefile Open for Business

Makefile for Python Web Development & Related Projects

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Yup, this blog is now powered by ABlog

  • Apr 03, 2016
  • Category: Python

Blog functionality for Sphinx

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Updated Django Website

One year later

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Pillow 3-0-0 is Out

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

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Pillow 2-9-0 Is Almost Out

Pillow 2.9.0 will be released on July 1, 2015.

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Pillow 2015 Report

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

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New Django Website

After a series of Django gigs in 2014, I had the urge to redevelop our company website in Django; I am very happy with the results.

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Pillow Runs Itself

As of Pillow 2.6.0, the Pillow project almost completely runs itself!

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Pillow 2-5-0 is Out

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

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Matplotlib Plotting Cookbook Review

  • May 19, 2014
  • Category: Python

Here is my review

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Bro, do you even Pillow?

Pillow is a fork of the Python Imaging Library. Here is an update on the status of the project.

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Virtualenv Support Update

This is you: I use virtualenv all the time and I love it!

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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

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New Year's Python Meme 2014

  • Dec 30, 2013
  • Category: Python

Tarek Ziadé’s New Year’s Python Meme

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Python Packages Open Sourced

  • Oct 13, 2013
  • Category: Python

Today I am open sourcing the code that ran pythonpackages.com from late 2011 to late 2012.

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Pillow 2.2.1 Released

Pillow is the “friendly” PIL fork. PIL is the Python Imaging Library.

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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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New Pyramid Site

For the first time in 10 years, http://aclark.net is not powered by Plone.

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The Story of Pillow

On March 4, 2013 I got an email from the Python Software Foundation

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I Love Checkoutmanager and Dotfiles

An ode to my OS X development workstation setup [1]

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Python 3 Porting

  • Jan 10, 2013
  • Category: Python

The 3 in 2013 is for Python 3

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Pillow Python 3

PIL is on its way to Python 3 via Pillow.

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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.

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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.

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Django Hello

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

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Looking For Projects

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

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PythonPackages: One Year Later

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

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Sorry for the blog spam

  • Sep 22, 2012
  • Category: Python

Just learning Pelican

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Building Windows Installers in the Cloud

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

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Pillow Moved to python-imaging Organization

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

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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.

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A Simple Printer of Nested Lists

  • May 23, 2012
  • Category: Python

A rant

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Test-plone tmp

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

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New Vanity Release

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

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Introducing pythonpackages.com

  • Nov 29, 2011
  • Category: Python

The website for Python egoists™

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New Year's Python Meme 2011

My response

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Plone: First Class Python Citizen

The Plone community and software fit nicely within the larger Python ecosystem. Here’s why.

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Pillow: One Year Later

For anyone unfamiliar with Pillow, it is the friendly PIL fork: a fork of PIL that aims to remain a good citizen in the PIL community through its actions.

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Vagrant, Puppet and Mozilla, Oh my

This post is only loosely Python related and not at all Plone related.

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Mozilla and PyPI

VM setup for kitsune

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You're So Vain, So Why Not Use Vanity?

  • Jun 16, 2011
  • Category: Python

A few months ago I created a package called Vanity

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In Defense of PyPI

  • Jan 31, 2011
  • Category: Python

Everyone on the Python Planet is probably already familiar with Peter Fein’s recent article about PyPI.

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No, Really, You Can Just Use Buildout To Install Plone

This is a follow up to my ‘Getting Excited about Plone as Eggs’ post.

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New Year’s Python Meme

  • Dec 31, 2009
  • Category: Python

Tarek’s new thing

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A Sane Buildout For repoze.zope2 + Plone

This is a follow-up to Martin Aspeli’s introduction to repoze and Plone from last year

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Is Anyone Using plone.org's New PyPI Functionality?

python setup.py upload -r plone.org

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Getting Excited About Plone as Eggs

Updated for 4.x

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ZPUGDC Meeting Tonight

ZPUGDC & DC Python Meetup: December Meeting

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Naked Plone Theme

Products.naked_plone

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repoze.bfg Tonight

Tonight ex-Zope Corporation developer Chris McDonough unveils his BFG

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Placeful Theming

For some themed location /foo/bar, you want “bar” and everything below it to look different than “foo”.

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Help Me Upgrade plone.org

Because plone.org should run the latest Plone

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Take Back The Tap

Promote tap water over bottled water

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Buildout Recipe Tip: hexagonit.recipe.download

How to handle difficult old-style add-ons.

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Zope User Groups

Updated Zope User Group Information

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Repoze Meetups

Plumbing Zope into the WSGI Pipeline

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Help Improve Plone's API Documentation

Sponsor my trip to the Plone “DocComm” Sprint in California

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First Post

I have decided to start a blog!

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