This OSError: write error issue has been frustrating me for years — ever since
I began switching Python/Django web applications across from gunicorn to uWSGI
Emperor. Up until recently, I didn't understand what caused these errors,
whether they represented a problem worth solving, and if so how to deal with …
SVG can use SMIL animation elements such as <animate> and <set> to create declarative animation/interactivity. This allows you to dynamically change attributes like position, opacity, fill and CSS class. These features seem very widely used, but would be handy for a …
Emily described how the human side of collecting and visualising time-based data is more complicated than you might think, highlighting issues like varying precision where some data might have a year only, or some might be ordinal where some event happened …
One particularly powerful aspect of Clojure is that it allows you to use Java
features without actually writing any Java. And the best way to get my head
around the Java interop features is to do a practical example; something like
I'd do for work. And as far as examples …
Django 1.9 comes with a feature that enforces strong passwords. It's an
excellent security feature, but password complexity is not what you want in
development. Here's how to turn the feature off to allow simple passwords.
It goes like this. You've created a new database, run the migrations and …
Today's project involves automatically uploading electrical metering data to an
FTPS server (explicit FTP over TLS, otherwise knowns as ESFTP). Shouldn't be a
problem, since Python supports FTPS out of the box. Only it doesn't work. Here's
Today, AngularJS isn't doing what I expect. I've auto-generating a really long
form in Django, and adding ng-model attributes so I can summarise the form.
Unfortunately, Angular is overwriting my defaults. Here's a shortened example:
"Bruised" is a little how I feel about my first experience porting a program to
ClojureScript — configuring production builds has a few traps for newcomers.
That said, I am very pleased with the results and excited to do more working with ClojureScript.