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Update: I revisited this topic recently and since there's the Salt Mine this can be done in better ways, check http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17158665/ for different approaches. This seems to be a common task with saltstack but I couldn't find a really good answer yet: How does one minion get a targeted list … more

I recently added a sitemap to a site with many images and videos. Having the media files in the sitemap helps search engines to index them. I hadn't done this with Django before, so here are some notes. If you're not familiar with sitemaps in Django check out the official … more

Bad: Licensing, Data leak, Password security, Accounting, DB integrity and Float arithmetic. Donations: 16zN9HGvB7fBmfWgysWpJ5wTNUf82fFDNN No BTC? 2014-10-02 Bitcoin24 down again The "new" site has been down for around 24 hours now. The cloudflare error is a rather disturbing "SSL handshake failed". I have been told that neither fiat nor bitcoin … more

That's right. I have decided to work for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as well as for cash. Due to the high volatility I would prefer small tasks that can be completed in a day or two. But bigger projects might work as well, just contact me for details. I had … more

Today I have released version 0.2.1 of django-webmaster-verification. I never took the time to write a post about it, so here you go. The Django application helps to quickly register with various webmaster tools like: Google Webmaster Tools Bing Webmaster Tools Yandex Webmaster Tools Majestic SEO Alexa These tools can … more

Two scoops of Django is a good book, and I recommend it to anyone who's working with Django. So when I finally got around to using travis-ci I turned to the packaging and testing chapters, but couldn't find anything that would really help me. Travis is a continuous integration service … more

I was just editing some reStructuredText content for my website when Django threw a strange error at me. Values instance has no attribute 'default_reference_context' What was really bizarre is that exactly the same rst content could be published as HTML just fine in a test script: from docutils.core import publish_parts … more