Yearly Archives: 2013

pycrypto Windows binaries

Another entry in my gripping series of posts intended to remind me about various software and development things when I inevitably forget them, this time to do with pycrypto. Installing pycrypto via a regular pip install is a pain for … Continue reading

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Deploying MySQL for Django on an Ubuntu OS

I’ve had occasion to deploy Django on fresh Ubuntu systems a few times recently, for some side projects. To save me Googling these answers again the next time I do so, here are the steps for getting MySQL properly installed … Continue reading

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Installing MySQL-python on a Windows virtualenv

This one is more for my own reference when I inevitably forget how to do this: I needed to install the mysql-python connector into a virtualenv on my Windows system but could not get it to do a pip or … Continue reading

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Gee, thanks TortoiseSVN

Recursion: see Recursion.  

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Reflections on why I still enjoy being paid to code

I saw a tweet from a friend today, also a professional developer, expressing dissatisfaction with writing code for a living after 7 years at it, although he still enjoys doing it as a hobby. This is not the first time … Continue reading

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