Send Django Exceptions to DPaste

Posted on Sun 09 December 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with development, django, programming, python • 1 min read

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. Very nice, indeed.


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Yaaar

Posted on Wed 19 September 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with django, holiday, pirate, python • 1 min read

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 …


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Fun With Django Feeds

Posted on Fri 03 August 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with atom, development, django, howto, python, rss • 5 min read

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. So, let’s say you …


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Relaunch

Posted on Thu 26 July 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with announcements, development, django • 2 min read

Well, it took a long time, but I finally finished!

Welcome to the new Ministry of Intrigue. This site is now powered by Django, the marvelous Python framework many of you have heard me rave about again and again. It’s been a great experience and I cannot believe how …


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Newspaper = Data Warehouse: A Different Sort Of Journalism

Posted on Fri 08 September 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, development, django, tech • 3 min read

Adrian Holovaty, one of the creators of Django (which you will read my raves about again and again), has posted a wonderful meditation on how online newspapers need to change. He centers his thoughts on one central point:

One of those important shifts is: Newspapers need to stop the story-centric …


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Django Rocks My World

Posted on Wed 09 August 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, development, django, python, tech • 4 min read

So as I mentioned before I’ve been learning Python, and it has been a lot of fun. It says something that I can spend all day at work writing code, only getting up from the computer to scavenge the vending machines, but when the end of the day comes …


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