Posts from June 2007

I just caught up with the Django timeline, and I saw changeset 5519!

Congratulations, boulder sprinters!

June 25, 2007, 1:43 p.m. More (31 words) 0 comments Feed

Apple released version 3.0.2 for Safari.

This fixes some weird bugs I've had with bold text not rendering, and bookmarks being completely broken. So I'm now using Safari 3.0.2 to post this :)

However, not all is well...

June 24, 2007, 10:21 p.m. More (126 words) 3 comments Feed

Or, a tale of reinventing the wheel

Seriously. For web-apps we have tens (maybe hundreds) of frameworks that abstract away the painful details of creating data-based applications.

I mean, using Django, you can whip-up some models, generate the appropriate database schema, play around in admin, maybe use databrowse, generate nice html forms, add a dash of HTML+CSS and you get maybe 80% of the functionality. Then you add your custom views, report generation, a bit of AJAX --if necessary-- and you have a nice data-based web application ready for deployment.

June 16, 2007, 4:04 a.m. More (1254 words) 8 comments Feed

Following up to the part 3 of my series about implementing a multilingual interface for this blog, I now present the things to make the language-magic happen: Middleware and context processors.

June 3, 2007, 4:39 p.m. More (630 words) 2 comments Feed

Το βρήκα από το, και το δημοσιεύω και εγώ...

«Να γίνουν εξαίρεση οι αλμπάνηδες ρε παιδιά, όχι ο κανόνας...»

June 1, 2007, 6 a.m. More (42 words) 0 comments Feed