October 15, 2008 I spent an hour or two last night figuring out how to get django-rcsfield working, and figure that the notes from the experience might benefit anyone else trying to do the same. With these notes, you too should only be thirty minutes away from adding version control to your Django textfields.
October 12, 2008 A brief and informal article on restricting the user signups using an arbitrary signup code with a specified number of uses. Could this be made into a pluggable app?
October 11, 2008 An important part, although not particularly pleasant one, of being a contract programmer is that you're going to fail sometimes. In a business you might be reallocated to a new project, or not get the raise you'd been expecting. But as a contract programmer, you're probably not going to get paid. But, hey, life goes on.
October 3, 2008 I spent longer than I should have trying to coax the impossible out of YUI's Yahoo.util.Get module, having nary a clue how it actually worked. Further investigation lead to some comprehension, but also left me bewildered. This is a tale of something either very amazing or very wrong.