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Recently, I wanted to upgrade my website on ye olde Django 1.6.5 to finally come up to speed with Django 1.8.3 (current, as of this writing). However, I realized that upgrading a WebFaction webapp in situ seemed to be a rather painful process. In addition, WebFaction doesn’t set you up with Virtualenv by default, and I’d […]

I’m building a website, and needed a way to save a list of pages and page ranges from a book or magazine. I wanted to to be a little more strict than just saving it as a string without any cleanup or validation, so I wrote a custom Django model field (and accompanying form field). […]

Since the launch of my new podcast, I’ve been trying to keep track of stats on podcast downloads and subscribers. FeedPress has been my feed tracker of choice recently, and seems to work very smoothly (even if they only update stats once a day). I’m also a big fan of Panic’s Status Board iPad app […]

I’ve been trying to decide how to best go about building a site for a personal project I’ve been working on for a while. I’ve tried building it with a wiki back-end — and used DokuWiki, which is the least annoying wiki software I’ve had the pleasure of using. However, I’ve come to the conclusion […]