Migrating Umbraco CMS users to Django
Nov. 26, 2014

I recently was tasked with importing an ASP.net db backup file into Django with Postgres. Besides the frustrating hassle of using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to export ~7000 rows of users into a CSV file so I could load it into Django, I had to figure out what to do with the passwords ...

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Shared Server CherryPy Installation
Sept. 18, 2014

Caution: This post is several years old. It was transferred from my old website. The advise below may or may not still be relevant. Proceed with caution.

Introduction

The CherryPy Python web framework is an incredibly cool way to develop web applications. However, since it is a server in itself, you must have your own ...

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Fabric Bolt: Deploying Made Awesome
Sept. 7, 2014

Background

At Worthwhile, we use fabric for deploying websites to our servers. Fabric is a python library which makes running commands on multiple remote servers easy.

With Django projects, there are several commands that need to be executed every time you deploy an update. Typically, you need to do a git pull, then collect static ...

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New website, finally.
Sept. 6, 2014

Well after years of having a website that I made in college being on the web, I finally decided to get a real site up and running. The old one was pretty terrible (although when I made it, I thought it was pretty much amazing), it was written in plain PHP, with most pages just ...

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