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Using JQuery with Django for Autocomplete Fields

12/01/2007

A rather rough and tumble walkthrough for using Django and JQuery to make autocomplete input fields.

Replacing Django's ORM with SQLAlchemy

07/23/2008

The second example in the Loose Coupling in Django series. This one looks at a place where Django's loose coupling is at its tightest: the Django ORM.

Replacing Django's Template Language With Jinja2

07/22/2008

The first example in the Loosely Coupled Django series, this entry looks at replacing Django's template language with the freshly released Jinja2 template language.

Touch Detection in Cocos2d iPhone

A quick look at three different approaches for implementing touch detection using the Cocos2d iPhone library. There are a number of snippets here, and I imagine it would be rather confusing to approach without a basic understanding of ObjC and Cocos2d iPhone.

An Epic Introduction to PyObjC and Cocoa

PyObjC is one of the most helpful projects I have ever used, but a number of individuals have been having trouble getting started with PyObjC on Leopard because the documentation is in a bit of a disarray. In particular, there didn't seem to be a comprehensive tutorial that could introduce a newcomer to all the important aspects of PyobjC, and that was completely up to date. Here is my attempt to fill that void. With a vengeance.

An Introduction to Using CouchDB with Django

08/18/2008

This is the final installment of my series of articles looking at how Django's loose coupling philosophy impacts day to day development. Here we'll be looking at using CouchDB with Django to create a simple web application.

Notes on Redis Memory Usage

08/22/2010

Yesterday I spent some time running memory usage tests on Redis. Specifically I was interested in storing roughly comparable data in the different data structures and comparing costs. This article contains the numbers and notes from that process.

Huge CSV and XML Files in Python

01/22/2009

Quick walkthrough of my code for converting a very large CSV file into a very large XML file using the Python standard libraries. Despite a few issues along the way, was a very pleasant experience.

The Django and Ubuntu Intrepid Almanac

This heavy tome of wisdom will guide you, keystroke by keystroke, through configuring a mod_wsgi, Postgres, memcached, Django server on Ubuntu Intrepid. Written for a complete command line beginner, but hopefully useful to everyone (I know I'll have to refer to it to remember how to add additional domains to my server as well ;).

Reading Files in Clojure

11/15/2009

A brief overview to approaches to reading in files in Clojure.

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