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self induced complications

May 6, 2009 6:18 p.m.

With django's "batteries included" type of framework, I tend to get caught up with trying to utilize functionality that is already built in. Typically this is more efficient, but sometimes it stands in the way of progress.

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tabs vs spaces

April 26, 2009 6:11 p.m.

Working with python over the years, one of the first things you notice is that indentation is extremely important. If your indentation is out of whack, then your program blows up with a traceback until you fix it. That's a good thing in my opinion... It forces people to pay more attention to code layout. Which also makes it much easier to read by yourself and others.

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geeks have humor too!

April 26, 2009 1:24 a.m.

Sometimes I add humor to my code just for kicks, but I really like it when I run into comical code while looking through other people's stuff. Maybe it's an easter egg or just a funny comment. Either way, I enjoy it as much as any other geek should! Here is a code snippet that was once part of the Linux Kernel.

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finally got a blog application off the ground

March 27, 2009 4:44 p.m.

Writing a blogging application in django was not what I expected. The biggest problem that I have with any programming is getting started. Kind of like a writer with "Writers Block" that sits and stares at a blank piece of paper.

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