September 2007

First Adventures with CouchDb

I’ve just run my first client program against the CouchDb server. It doesn’t do much yet, but it shows that I’ve managed to install and build the thing successfully. Read more

First Cut of PyCouchDb

I have been experimenting with CouchDb by creating the beginnings of a Python API for it. It is not really ready for prime time yet, but in best free-software tradition I am publishing early and will add to it when I have time. Read more

Hello CouchDb version 1.0

This weekend—over and above working on our ongoing greenhouse-erection project—I have created a simple explorer for CouchDb servers that for want of a better name I have called Hello. Read more

Fun! with Ajax

A couple of weekends ago I decided to take up one of the Work Items for CouchDb: write a client for the server that runs as JavaScript in the user’s browser, Ajax-style. As someone whose day job is writing web sites using Microsoft ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server, writing an application in plain JavaScript+HTML comes as a refreshing change. Read more