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Wednesday, 22nd August 2007

Satchmo 0.5 Release. Django powered e-commerce application, “the webshop for perfectionists with deadlines”.

# 10:36 pm / django, python, releases, satchmo

The other interesting thing about the 1.0.2 update is that Apple didn't try to prevent the hacks that are out there [...] one would have assumed that Apple would have done something in this release as a sort of "shot across the bow" but they didn't, which bodes well for a future, more open platform.

Russell Beattie

# 10:08 pm / apple, iphone, russell-beattie, update

The Shrinking Python Web Framework World. Python used to suffer from a paradox of choice with regards to Web frameworks; today things are considerably easier for new developers.

# 10:06 pm / ian-bicking, python

Live Query jQuery plugin. Ingenious plugin that lets you register jQuery event bindings to be executed when a new element matching the provided selector is added to the DOM. Performance is kept snappy by only running the check after a jQuery DOM manipulation method has been executed (append, prepend, attr etc); it won’t notice elements added using regular DOM methods.

# 10:01 pm / brandon-aaron, dom, javascript, jquery, plugin, selectors