My response to "Women Fed Up With Open Source Community Creeps"

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Dec 18, 2010 | Category: Girl Geeks

Women Fed Up With Open Source Community Creeps [Jezebel]

The above article, published back on December 4th, was a follow-up to Valerie Aurora's piece "The dark side of open source conferences" [LWN]. I'm a few weeks late in ...

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Image resizing on file uploads. Doing it the easy way.

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Jan 13, 2010 | Category: Django Python

Let me start with this proviso: Math is not my strong subject (okay, just stop right there with the Barbie jokes). I'll do just about anything to avoid writing complex equations. And most of the time, I don't have to. Most of the time, I can find alternative solutions, dependent ...

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cElementTree ftw!

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Jan 07, 2010 | Category: Python

My mission was simple - to crawl all of our artist databases, extract names and email addresses from a couple of different tables, and spin out some custom XML.

The tables - one for complete user profiles and another for users who have signed up to receive emails only - ...

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New Year's Python meme

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Jan 05, 2010 | Category: Python

A few days too late ...

  1. What's the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2009?
  2. PIL. Okay, maybe it wasn't exactly a new discovery, but I'd never used it before to the extent that I did in the last quarter of 2009, and ...

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2010 New Year's Resolutions

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Dec 30, 2009 | Category: Personal

I don't need to lose any weight, I've already quit smoking, and although I could probably stand to get back into my weight training, it looks like the pedestrian challenges are out of the way. The path has been cleared for me to tackle three big goals in 2010.


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