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Articles Django Holiday Pirate Python
Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.

Ahoy, mateys! Today be the official Talk Like A Pirate Day and the Ministry o’ Intrigue will be celebrating by servin’ up all me text as pirate speak fer the duration.

This be accomplished by activatin’ a piece o’ Django middleware as suggested in thar Django Master Class and I be using the pirate filter ported to Python by the swashbucklin’ Jacob Kaplan-Moss.

So go and celebrate proper or ye’ll be keelhauled or at least made to walk the plank!

UPDATE: Well that was fun. :-) Now the holiday is over, so I’m turning the middleware off.


Send Django Exceptions to DPaste
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Articles Development Django Programming Python
Michael Trier points out a cool new feature in Django that is awesome for debugging. On Django error pages (with DEBUG turned on) there is now a button that will automatically post the contents to dpaste.
Fun With Django Feeds
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Articles Atom Development Django Howto Python Rss
I would like to take a moment to show you how easy it is to create feeds in Django, and the easiest way to do that is by example. For brevity’s sake, I’m going to use a simplified version of a Django-powered blog.
Migrating a Django application from Heroku to AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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Articles Development Heroku Aws Elastic Beanstalk Django Python
Here’s the scenario you find yourself in: you’ve built and deployed a cool little Django app, and successfully deployed it on Heroku. You’ve followed all the great advice out there and are using django-environ to help manage all the various configuration variables you have to retrieve from your Heroku dynos.