October 2012

WAMP (1): Copying Files

WAMP is a perverted forward-backronym from LAMP, for people who want to do web development, but have some overriding reason to use Microsoft Windows (generally corporate IT policy). To test a web site on Windows, I have a VirtualBox instance set up for my by ievms, and naturally I need to copy files on to it. Which is a problem, because Windows is terrible at that sort of complicated system administration. Read more

Sibling Layout for Django 1.4 Projects

Django 1.4 introduces two big changes that require thinking about: (1) support for time zones, (2) removing some magic about where app modules go on disk. This is as good a time as any to update the layout of my Django projects. Read more