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python, jython, django

Django-Jython 1.1.1 released

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Sounds like we are doing one release per month! Django-Jython 1.1.1 is now available, almost exactly one month after 1.1.0. Which is something I didn't expect this time, as I've been really busy with my thesis and other stuff. Fortunately, open source software…

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python, tips

Python command line tricks

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Here is a couple of useful tricks you can perform on any machine with Python installed. 1. Serve the current directory via HTTP $ python -m SimpleHTTPServer Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000 ... Quite useful for sharing files on a network when the usual fi…

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python, ruby, chile

Dynamic Languages Meetup in Santiago de Chile!

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This Wednesday is the second meeting of the Dynamic Languages group. The first one was great, with more attendance than expected: ~20 enthusiast, all of them quite passionate. We had a good time meeting each other and learning what we expect of the group we ar…

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me, python, jython

Slides and demos from the Jython talk at JRSL

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I just sit down and uploaded the material used for my recent presentation at the JRSL 2009. The source code for the demos is in this zipped file, with the exception of the full django project I ran on top of Jython which was taken verbatim from the Jython Boo…

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me, python, django, linux

Slides of my Django Talk on the Encuentro Linux 2008

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Here is my talk about Django given the past week on ConcepciĆ³n, in Open Office format. It's also on SlideShare, but doesn't look very good there. Also, the source code of the django project shown in the slides is up now. I had a lot of fun giving the present…

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me, python, django, linux, oss

Speaking at Encuentro Linux 2008

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The past week I was notified that my proposal for talking about Django on the Encuentro Linux 2008, an important Linux/OSS conference here on Chile :). This is the ninth edition on this conference, and the highlights are the presence of Patrick Sinz from Mand…

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python, jython, java

The Jython Import Logic

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Motivation I think the coolest feature of Jython is the seamless integration with Java. Let say you have the following java class: package com.leosoto; public class HelloWorld { public void hello() { System.out.println("Hello World");…