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Django Deployment Workshop by Jacob Kaplan-Moss

33 month ago

philgyford : Django Deployment Workshop by Jacob Kaplan-Moss - This looks good. A three hour video tutorial about deploying Django, "including Amazon's EC2 and S3, Fabric, Varnish, nginx, mod_wsgi, memcached, PostgreSQL, pgpool, pg_standby, and more." I just need to find three spare hours now.

The Best (and Worst) of Django

33 month ago

philgyford : The Best (and Worst) of Django - A presentation covering a few things to do or avoid. Bookmarking it mainly for the settings bit at the end, something I should do better, like this.

Pinboard/Fandom OTP - Renaming tags

33 month ago

philgyford : Pinboard/Fandom OTP - Renaming tags - A way to rename any/all of your tags on Pinboard using Python. (via @pinboard)

Scott Chacon on the Interwebs - GitHub Flow

35 month ago

philgyford : Scott Chacon on the Interwebs - GitHub Flow - How GitHub manage their own git workflow. Sounds good to me. (via Tom Taylor)

nelson : github's workflow - A simple way to use git in a group

Compass Home | Compass Documentation

35 month ago

philgyford : Compass Home | Compass Documentation - "An open-source CSS Authoring Framework" which uses Sass. There's always more to learn.

Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets

35 month ago

philgyford : Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets - "Sass is an extension of CSS3, adding nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more." Compiles sass files into CSS files.

Rentzsch.tumblr.com: HOWTO Use UTF-8 Throughout Your Web Stack

36 month ago

philgyford : Rentzsch.tumblr.com: HOWTO Use UTF-8 Throughout Your Web Stack - A couple of things for future reference. (via Daring Fireball)

Scripting Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby - Hyperpolyglot

36 month ago

philgyford : Scripting Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby - Hyperpolyglot - Handy comparison of features of Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby, for when my brain has trouble switching. (via Kottke)

Golden Grid System

36 month ago

simplebits : Golden Grid System - A folding grid for responsive design.

Andy Baio : Golden Grid System - from Joni Korpi, who also offers this nice trick for subtly hiding Typekit font replacement

philgyford : Golden Grid System - This looks very nice. Making a stretchable grid for web pages, that changes the number of columns depending on the page width. I want to play with this. (via Waxy)

Chosen - a JavaScript plugin for jQuery and Prototype - makes select boxes better

36 month ago

philgyford : Chosen - a JavaScript plugin for jQuery and Prototype - makes select boxes better - That's a lovely, nicely done thing. (via Infovore)

Carbonmade : Your online portfolio.

37 month ago

philgyford : Carbonmade : Your online portfolio. - Quite fun looking, free portfolio websites.

Django Authentication using an Email Address

37 month ago

philgyford : Django Authentication using an Email Address - I've read a lot of half-thought-through explanations for how to let users of a Django site log in with email address rather than username. This seems to be the only one that covers all the bases. Still, it shouldn't be this hard.

Comment Challenge plugin

37 month ago

philgyford : Comment Challenge plugin - Apparently is (still) effective at stopping Movable Type comment spam. I feel like I've gone back in time several years.

Resetting Your South Migrations

38 month ago

philgyford : Resetting Your South Migrations - I was thinking of doing this after a lot of solo early development on a Django project.

How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs - 10,000 Words

38 month ago

philgyford : How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs - 10,000 Words - Describing how the 'Bangor Daily News' (Maine, USA) uses Google Docs and WordPress to publish its website and then send the text to InDesign for laying out the print paper. Includes a list of WP plugins used. (via @benhammersley)

UseTheSource | Newest Jobs

38 month ago

philgyford : UseTheSource | Newest Jobs - John Graham-Cumming's tech job board for Hacker News folk, the name of which I'll never remember, hence bookmarking it here.

Kindle typography

38 month ago

philgyford : Kindle typography - Going to some lengths to make Kindle typography better using JavaScript and CSS.

Difference between geo and coordinates in status - Twitter Development Talk | Google Groups

38 month ago

philgyford : Difference between geo and coordinates in status - Twitter Development Talk | Google Groups - Coordinates vs geo vs place in the Twitter API. It's not good when you have to read email threads to work out how to use a company's API.

RequireJS

40 month ago

philgyford : RequireJS - To help with modularising JavaScript, loading bits asynchronously, managing dependencies, etc. Looks indispensable for large JS projects.

JavaScript Garden

40 month ago

nelson : JavaScript Garden - Lots of nice notes on gotchas in the language

philgyford : JavaScript Garden - A good run-through of some of JavaScript's tricky bits, a lot like Crockford's 'JavaScript: The Good Parts'. I still don't get prototypes etc though. (via Cal)

DataMapper ORM - User Guide

40 month ago

philgyford : DataMapper ORM - User Guide - There seem to be several past versions of this; I think this is the current one. Looks like just what I needed to fill the gaps in CodeIgniter that always left me frustrated with it.

Building a recommendation engine, foursquare style | Foursquare Engineering Blog

40 month ago

philgyford : Building a recommendation engine, foursquare style | Foursquare Engineering Blog - Nice description of how Foursquare developed their tool for recommending places to you in Foursquare v3. (via Tom Taylor)

Balsamiq

41 month ago

philgyford : Balsamiq - Very nice-seeming Flash-based tool for creating mockups of UIs, userflows, etc.

Performance Calendar » PNG that works

41 month ago

philgyford : Performance Calendar » PNG that works - Everything you need to know about PNGs on the web in one handy, well-explained page. (via Dotcode)

Use Django and jQuery to create a spreadsheet application

41 month ago

philgyford : Use Django and jQuery to create a spreadsheet application - That's a more interesting guide/demo than "how to make a weblog". (via Django Weekly)

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