Showing all 5 blog posts for May 2009.

At Caktus, we rely heavily on automated testing for web app development. We create tests for all the code we write, ideally before the code is written. We create tests for ever... Read more

May 26, 2009

By default, Django doesn't do explicit table locking. This is OK for most read-heavy scenarios, but sometimes you need guaranteed, exclusive access to the data. Caktus uses Post... Read more

May 26, 2009

There's currently no way to accept microsecond-precision input through a Django form's DateTimeField. This is an acknowledged bug, but the official solution might not come very ... Read more

May 26, 2009

In preparation for migrating the EveryWatt database from one machine to another, I wrote this little WSGI script to easily disable the site while I copy the data. Since it doesn... Read more

May 25, 2009

I finally got around to updating my Eclipse, PyDev, and Subclipse environment today, which I use for Django development. Formerly I was using the SvnKit (pure-Java) libraries. ... Read more

May 21, 2009