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So... I had to check my backups just to figure out how to mount my shares. How annoying is that? On Debian-based systems you need to install cifs-utils. more

Work for cryptocurrency

2013-04-11

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

Django Webmaster Verification

2013-03-25

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

Another scoop of Django testing

2013-02-19

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

Font I use reStructuredText on parts of this site to write HTML content. But as the main headers don't originate from the rst content I need to start with an h2 tag. It's just a matter of rtfm but here's a solution. more

Values instance has no attribute 'default_reference_context'

2013-02-17

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

Here's a little snippet for cache busting without abusing a query string which can lead to caching problems. The example below will rewrite paths like /css/foo_20130401-5.css to /path/to/static/css/foo.css on the static.example.com host. more

At last - fixed RSS feeds

2013-02-16

It's been more than two years that this site has been running on Django, but I had never gotten around to making really good RSS feeds. Some entries didn't contain the relevant content, others didn't format it properly, etc. Fortunately I have learned enough about Django by now that it … more

Django has a {{ spaceless }} tag that's a little too greedy for my taste. Removing all whitespace between HTML tags can actually change what the browser renders, so here's a less greedy variant. However, it removes all whitespace, not just between tags, so if you use the pre tag … more

So I got myself a new keyboard. It's an Apple MB110 (D/B variant). Works flawlessly in xorg after configuring it. more

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