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So I had this project with a peculiar requirement: It had to do a redirect to an existing object when the CreateView failed because such an object already existed in the db. Not really hard to do but it took me a while to figure out.. so here's the code. more

Ordering query vars

2012-03-31

I assume google would treat '?cow=chicken&duck=moose' the same as '?duck=moose&cow=chicken' ? sometimes arguments get applied in a different order is …

Update: This script is almost obsolete as github will switch to their v3 API on may 1st, 2012 and doesn't display the API token any more... With this this script you can easily migrate a WordPress plugin from the wordpress.org svn repository to github. This script will NOT import the … more

Very annoying typo3 "bug" and it took me long to find a solution. See this Bug report for some more info. more

Hotlinking is always annoying, but easy to prevent. Here are two ways to do this with nginx. The first example simply returns a 405 when any hotlinking is detected. The second example prevents hotlinking only from specific domains. I used this when a site tried to embed media files through … more

Installing Debian GNU/Linux on a Thinkpad X121e Installing Debian (testing/wheezy) on the X121e (AMD) was pretty easy, but the documentation I found online was a little contradicting and confusing. I encountered a few problems. Ethernet Update: You can skip this section if you're using a Linux kernel 3.1.0 or newer. The Installation notes on the Debian Wiki … more

I recently moved my projects to gunicorn and needed init scripts. Here's what I'm currently using. I have the gunicorns running behind nginx, so you might want to tweak the IP and PORT settings. It might also be nice to use start-stop-daemon. more

I have an abstract base class that is used by various other models. The problem is that I need the same method that runs a query on all instances of those models, and that the manager isn't accessible via model instances. This is the code I ended up using. more

How to increase pagerank 4 to 5? How long?

I recently patched the WordPress reset plugin to make it possible to reactivate multiple plugins after the reset. Until sivel releases an update you can download the patched version from my server (Edit: ancient content removed). As I frequently need to wipe WordPress installs during development I was looking for … more