Posts from May 2007

I just updated the django code to the latest revision, and a whole host of errors broke up...

May 28, 2007, 10:16 p.m. More (33 words) 2 comments Feed

I fell into the obligatory problem where non-public items leak out to public feeds. Sorry to everyone, I've updated the feed.

May 28, 2007, 4:20 p.m. More (59 words) 2 comments Feed

I use markdown to edit the posts in this blog, using the python markdown library. However, I discovered a nagging problem that will cause to me switch away, to something like ReST.

May 28, 2007, 12:22 p.m. More (169 words) 9 comments Feed

Today I discovered the excellent python module for plotting matlab style, matplotlib. It allowed me to quickly visualize some data I am crunching for my diploma thesis.

May 24, 2007, 9:57 p.m. More (114 words) 1 comment Feed

Διάβασα αυτές τις μέρες το μυθιστόρημα του Χρήστου Χωμενίδη "Το σπίτι και το κελλί", ένα πραγματικά εκπληκτικό διήγημα που αποτυπώνει την ιστορία της 17 Νοέμβρη, ή της "Εταιρείας", σε ένα παράλληλο σύμπαν. Ο τόπος, ο χρόνος και οι πολιτικές συνθήκες είναι οι ίδιες, ενώ τα πρόσωπα και οι λεπτομέρειες είναι διαφορετικά, όχι όμως τόσο διαφορετικά ώστε να μην μπορεί κάποιος να διακρίνει τους παραλληλισμούς.

May 15, 2007, 2:22 a.m. More (259 words) 1 comment Feed

As I wrote in the two previous posts, I wanted the URLs of this site to contain the language the content is in. To do this, I had to write some custom code, including models, managers, middleware and context processors.

May 14, 2007, 3:31 p.m. More (1250 words) 2 comments Feed

Designing URLs for international content can be tricky. I explore the possibilities and use cases, and a clear pattern emerges.

May 13, 2007, 5:43 a.m. More (586 words) 0 comments Feed

When using the django web administration page to add blog posts, it's nice to be able to preview the post to catch layout glitches, typos and markup issues. The best way to do this is to have a preview page.

May 7, 2007, 6:23 a.m. More (246 words) 3 comments Feed

From the start, I was interested in making the content posted here available in two languages: Greek and English. This is no small feat, and I thought long and hard on how to make it possible and get it working just the way I like it. So here is a rundown of how internationalization works on this blog.

May 6, 2007, 10:14 p.m. More (816 words) 0 comments Feed