“Spring Python is an offshoot of the Java-based Spring Framework and Spring Security, targeted for Python. Spring provides many useful features, and I wanted those same features available when working with Python.”
It looks as though Spring Python is an alternate to WSGI. Perhaps I don’t understand what Spring Python buys me that a few … Read more
CalendarPicker is a great-looking slim jQuery calendar widget with scroll-wheel support.
Bahar Niramwalla offers some tips for looking good in portrait photos. While her suggestions focus more on makeup, they are of interest to photographers to help their subjects look their best.
Michael Stonebraker weighs in on NoSQL’s choice to abandon Consistency (or to accept eventual consistency) in favour of Availability and Partition-Tolerance. Discarding a few improbable causes of database errors where CAP does not apply, Stonebraker argues that it is more likely that a single node will fail. Given that such a “partitioned” network can be … Read more
When it was announced that items on iBooks would be in ePub format, my first thought was to the Project Gutenberg library. For those who don’t know, Project Gutenberg has, for the past 40 years, been slowly digitizing literary works which have entered the public domain. As of last December, there were over 30,000 items … Read more