Irrational Exuberance!

Findjango Redesign & Slides for django-nyc

March 25, 2009 Quick post with slides for tonight's presentation at django-nyc, and also a look at the excellent new design for Findjango.

How To Remotely Admin Servers Via Twitter

March 22, 2009 A quick look at how I setup my server to be listen for Twitter direct messages and provide a very minimal degree of remote administration.

Findjango, A Week of Progress

March 16, 2009 Here is an overview of the visible and not-quite-so-visible changes to Findjango over its first week. As always I'm excited for more feedback in the one year plan towards creating a valuable Django search experience.

Making Django Apps Run On and Off GAE

March 10, 2009 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.

Technical Debt and Peanut Butter Jars

March 10, 2009 Let me regale you with the story of technical debt and peanut butter jars. A harrowing tale from my past.