Managing mp3 Files with eyeD3

Posted by: barbara | Date: Oct 12, 2011 | Category: Python

I'm more than a little bit OCD when it comes to managing my music collection. It's huge, and I like to keep the files named with a certain pattern so that when I look at the archive I can see, at a glance, what I have without having to open ...

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Quick and Dirty Lat/Lng Values from the Google Geocoding API

Posted by: barbara | Date: Oct 11, 2011 | Category: Python

This past week, I had to assign lat/long values to a large batch of addresses we had sitting around in our database.

To get those values, I posted to the Google Geocoding API and parsed the resulting XML.

This script isn't particularly polished - I didn't spend much time ...

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Contributing to Django Documentation, Part 2: Submitting A Patch

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 13, 2011 | Category: Django

Note: This is the second part of a two-part series. The first post is:

Contributing to Django Documentation, Part 1: Generating and Editing Documentation Locally

Whether or not you have a specific piece of documentation you'd like to add, the place to start is always the bug tracker.

Contributing to Django Documentation, Part 1: Generating and Editing Documentation Locally

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 12, 2011 | Category: Django

I just returned from this year's DjangoCon, where there was a lot of buzz around two big topics: managing community and improving documentation.

To that end, I've decided that it's time to start contributing to the Django documentation - documentation, and helping people use it, is a thing about which ...

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DjangoCon 2011 Follow-Up

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 09, 2011 | Category: DjangoCon

I'm not even going to try and do a full overview - maybe if I'd been taking notes nonstop, but otherwise there were too many smart people, too many great discussions, and too many exciting times to cover it all. To sum up, most of the buzz this year ...

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