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Dynamic documentation of Django commands

Published Aug. 7, 2016 in Development, Documentation, Web - Last update on Aug. 7, 2016.

I'm updating Django-DBBackup's documentation and don't want to copy/paste piece of code in docs, especialy commands' usages text. Fortunately optparse and argparse have the helpful parser.print_usage() method. Unfortunately there's no Sphinx plugin to simply get these outputs and include in docs. It's time to get on the job.

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Photo section is officialy here

Published July 24, 2016 in Development, Photography, Web - Last update on July 24, 2016.

It's been several months now I release Flickr-Pony and implement a photo gallery on my website. I choosed Unite Gallery for displaying my photos, a nice JS library for create a wall of pics (or slider, or other). I firstly implement it fastly and all works perfectly, but, as usual, some improvements could be ...

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According robots my website rocks

Published May 11, 2016 in Development, Web - Last update on May 11, 2016.

In the past week, I received a lot of positive comments on my blog, more than 1000 in 5 days. Naturally they explain what I see in mirror every morning, for example:

Have you ever thought about creating an e-book or guest authoring on other websites?
I have a blog centered on the same ideas ...

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Favicon with Django on iPhone, Android, Desktop, Windows and all the family

Published April 28, 2016 in Development, Web - Last update on April 28, 2016.

Every web developer has already play with favicon.ico, the simple tag for add an icon on browser tabs or starred page. For noobies it's:

<link rel="icon" href="/favicon.ico">

But nowadays with all the existing client platforms just this tag isn't sufficient. There are Apple devices, Android, Windows (huch) for ...

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Django do analytics

Published April 17, 2016 in Development, Web - Last update on April 17, 2016.

There are now few months I want to install A Piwik and see who's coming in my website. My blog isn't a wordpress one and I always have the same problem: I do not want to install PHP on my webserver. I had Piwik in head because I want to self-host my analytic ...

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Flickr as Django Storage

Published April 1, 2016 in Cloud, Development, Web - Last update on April 8, 2016.

As explained in previous article, I decided to store my photos on Flickr. It isn't written on the paper but's it's a quite cheap cloud solution. And like all object storage, it has a public HTTP API for automate actions. Open source communities purpose a lot of client implementation in many languages ...

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Make programmatically my resume

Published Dec. 3, 2015 in Development, Web - Last update on Dec. 3, 2015.

I'm looking for a new job, so I need to update my resume again. As a Django Dev I should store and display these data in my blog's about page. Because I'm a geek, I chose to write a Django third application for this usage and integrate it in my blog project. Obviously this app is free on GitHub: ZuluPro/django-cv.


For those who don't want to read too much (they are a lot) the result is here: django-cv-demo.herokuapp.com/1/

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Django is 10 years

Published Oct. 27, 2015 in Development, Web - Last update on Oct. 27, 2015.

The framework is a bit old and has already crossed a little piece of the IT's history. Let's follow the resume of Django's life, its well known third applications, links with Python and related events:

Jerome Debray's tools

Published July 7, 2015 in Development, Web - Last update on July 8, 2015.

One tool I use a long time ago is CSS mutli-column generator by Jerome Debray. This tools helps me to make a correct CSS for create <li> in sereral columns. Simple example:

  • Column 1 - Row 1
  • Column 1 - Row 2
  • Column 2 - Row 1
  • Column 2 - Row 2

CSS used:

-moz-column-count:2;
-webkit-column-count:2;
-o-column-count ...

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StartSSL: Free SSL keys

Published April 20, 2015 in Web - Last update on July 6, 2015.

I have a HTTPS secure website and didn't want to pay for disable the ugly warning imposed by browser. My solution: StartSSL.com. It's a StartCom's webapp which deliver yearly SSL certificate for a single DNS.

It's a great non professional solution and has its disadvantages:

  • Authentication on website is made with ...

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