Yahoo's Build your Own Search Service in Django

July 10, 2008 This is a fairly simple look at how to use Yahoo's BOSS Mashup Framework with Django. In the tutorial we create a simple news search.

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JSON, Object Oriented Views, and Starting a Real App

June 22, 2008 The third installment of Ken Arnold's series, *Wielding Django*. After examining some Django basics for the first two entries, Ken starts looking at more advanced techniques in this entry, some of which can really transform how you'll look at Django views in the future. He also lays the foundation for the application he'll be using to demonstrate more Django techniques and practices as his series continues.

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Two-Faced-Django Part 6: PyFacebook

December 13, 2007 The sixth section of the Two-Faced Django tutorial where we begin implementing the FaceBook portion of our project.

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django-springsteen and Distributed Search

February 25, 2009 Introducing a new pluggable Django application for creating distributed searches. django-springsteen assists in both aggregating results from a variety of services as well as exposing results to be aggregated.

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Layers of Authentication

September 25, 2008 This third entry in the Django, jQuery & Ajax series looks at the two layers of authentication (indicating authentication via the user interface, and performing authentication via the api and templates), and how to handle authentication in Ajaxy applications.

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Two-Faced Django Part 4: The Webapp

December 9, 2007 Segment four of the Two-Faced Django series. Implementing our web application (except for the Ajax).

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An Introduction to Django's Loose Coupling

July 22, 2008 One of the most valuable parts of Django is its loose coupling philosophy . This means you can plug in your own pieces into the Django stack without fighting against the defaults. However, it can be a bit difficult to understand how to take advantage of the loose coupling philosophy when you are just getting started, and this series will attempt to erase that confusion.

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Making Static Dynamic Again; AYM CMS

September 15, 2008 A few lines of code and a few minutes of refactoring and my previous blog post evolved into a full-fledged static content management system based on the Django templating system. It aims to facilitate the creation of complex static websites quickly and with minimal human effort. Welcome to AYM CMS.

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Django-Portfolio: Organize and Display Projects

December 29, 2008 A quick mention of a project I've been working on for the past several weeks, which aims to be a standard reusable app for sharing and displaying projects in a consistent and pleasing manner.

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Customize site style by user with django-userskins

October 27, 2008 This post briefly introduces the design decisions and usage of django-userskins, which is a pluggable Django application for facilitating users selecting skins for your site. For example, to let user A have a dark theme for your site, and user B have a light scheme. Supports cookie-only persistence as well as cookie-when-possible-database-as-last-resort persistence for skin preferences.

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Retiring and Releasing

February 20, 2010 It's been pretty obvious I wouldn't be working on Codernote again or even using it again, so I figured it was time to stop hosting it and release the code.

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