Archive for February, 2010
“Beanstalkd is an in-memory queuing system. It supports named queues (called ‘tubes’), priorities, and delayed delivery of messages (called ‘jobs’).” I don’t know why the beanstalkd developers chose to switch terminology, but this looks pretty decent. It saves me writing my own persistent and distributed queueing system.
It looks like I’ll need to do some full-text indexing at work in the near future. Xapian’s ability to index RDBMSs will come in handy.
“Here’s a websocket implementation that works inside (a slight modification to) WSGI. It requires the latest development version of Eventlet ” Websockets communicate with the browser via wait() and send(). An updating graph is included as an example.
This web form spits out FFmpeg command-line options to convert video to a variety of formats and output settings.