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Making Django Apps Run On and Off GAE

Here are some short snippets which examine how I modified django-springsteen to run on and off the Google App Engine without requiring external dependencies.

小学校と教える授業の最後の日

07/18/2008

今週の木曜日は最後小学校に行く日だった。で、最後日本で授業を教える日もだった。ちょっと感動する日になったでしょうね。

Actors in Common Lisp

01/03/2008

Taking a brief look at my current project of implementing Erlang/Scala style actors in Common Lisp.

Several Approaches to Versioning Files in PHP

07/28/2009

Another problem I ran into at work recently is how to include versioned static files into a PHP frontend. Here I take a look at a couple of possible approaches, although neither of them are particularly overwhelming in their beauty, they seem to be workable.

Epic PyObjC, Part 5: Resources and Farewell

This brief final segment of the Epic PyObjC tutorial series looks at a few statistics from the series, and also I recommend a few resources for moving forward.

Debugging Crashes With Small Scripts

01/23/2010

Last week at work we ran into a fairly strange crashing bug. Writing a handful of simple scripts to test language/vm settings made it straightforward to debug a fairly confusing issue without trying to deal with the richness of a real application.

Cleanly Extending Python Markdown with Syntax Highlighting

01/09/2008

A look at extending the Python Markdown library. It happens to be an extremely well written library, so extending it is a bit more fun than it ought to be. Take a look.

A One-Stop AYM CMS Solution

09/17/2008

I spent this morning designing a simple homepage for the AYM CMS project. It contains a somewhat more in-depth tutorial to getting started with AYM CMS, hosts the current version for download, and has some suggestions on how to best take advantage of its functionality.

Implementing Threaded Comments in LifeFlow

01/04/2008

A brief discussion on implementing comments in LifeFlow.

Expectations and Reality for the lowly ALT

10/14/2007

When you apply to the JET program you have a lot of expectations. Then you talk to a couple of people who participated in the JET program before, and you get a new set of different expectations. A true JET veteran would tell you that Every Situation Is Different and to stop predicting because you're never going to know.

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