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Django tips & tricks

I recently worked on a short website project using Django & Heroku. It was my very time using this Python framework, and I really liked it ! This is a compendium of tips & tricks that I, as a Django beginner, found quite useful : Django enhanced shell To install it : pip install django-extensions …

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Convert source code to PDF with syntax coloring

Sometimes, it's useful to print some source code on paper. And PDF is a very common file format, that you can be sure your printer will accept, and that will let you preview the final page layout. But how to quickly perform syntax-coloring and export to PDF ? I've been experimenting …

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Mimicking testling HTML rendering of TAP javascript tests

This post is only relevant to you if you use browserify. For a good introduction to this powerful Javascript bundling tool, check this doc. First of all, I'd like to take my hat off to James Hallyday and Peteris Krumins who have built such amazing tools as browserify, testling and …

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Setting-up Etherpad in a server subdirectory -aka- Apache config hell

I truly think Etherpad is an amazing piece of software. Not so much for its code base quality than for its extraordinary range of usages. Now, while I'm still unsure if todo-lists are useful or a complete waste of energy, I'm convinced that keeping a developer logbook / diary / journal has …

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