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8 items tagged “garethrushgrove”


Automating web site deployment at Barcamp Brighton. I’m determined to start using Fabric and proper deployment scripts for my personal projects. # 6th September 2009, 2:16 pm

Fabric, Django, Git, Apache, mod_wsgi, virtualenv and pip deployment. I’m slowly working my way through this stack at the moment—next stop, fabric. # 28th July 2009, 11:56 am

Django Settings Tip—Setting Relative Paths. This is the first thing I do in every single one of my Django projects—it makes projects relocatable to other machines with just a couple of lines of code. I wouldn’t be at all upset to see it added to the default Django file created by ./ startproject # 12th February 2009, 12:30 pm

Localbuilder. Gareth Rushgrove’s neat little Python continuous integration tool—it watches a directory for changes, then runs a command when it spots any. # 14th January 2009, 10:57 pm


Using Python and Stompserver to Get Started With Message Queues. An eminently practical guide to this year’s Hot New Thing (for web developers at least) from Gareth Rushgrove. # 14th September 2008, 11:39 pm

Why the webstandards world appears to be choosing Django. I’m not convinced that this is a definite trend, but it certainly makes for an interesting discussion. # 4th April 2008, 8:33 am


Insert Dojo and YUI bookmarklets. Combine with Jash for interactive API experimentation on any web page. # 9th December 2007, 12:38 pm

Jash: JavaScript Shell (via) An advanced JavaScript interactive shell bookmarklet that works in IE, Firefox, Opera and Safari. # 9th December 2007, 12:36 pm