Image Conversion in Python

Yesterday I had to convert a lot of pictures to different formats. I quickly came up with a Python Script that searches a specified path recursively for images and converts them to one or more output format. It's nothing fancy, and it was l…

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Extend Django's manage.py command

In Django 1.0 it's very easy to extend the default functionality of the manage.py command. I use it to delete the comments that have been marked as spam. The cool thing is that you can access the data model using the ORM. So, let's see how…

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Django Admin tweaks

In an earlier post I wrote about adding a WYSIWYG editor to Django's Admin interface. As a fallow up, I'd like to share some thoughts about an interesting project I came across recently. It's called django-grappelli and is hosted on Google…

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Create a simple site search with Django

It's been a while since I wrote my last post. I've been rather busy the last couple of months. Today I finally found some time to write down some stuff. Initially I wanted to write about Django's Q object and later about how to create a sim…

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Serve Django on Gentoo with lighttpd

In this post you'll find a step by step guide on how you can serve your Django site on Gentoo, using lighthttpd and FastCGI. Even though this guide is written specifically for Gentoo, it might also help you if you use another Linux distribu…

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