Someone wrote an in-memory Cassandra replacement for unit tests. It would probably take less code to mock a handful of pycassa methods to achieve a similar result. Still, this might come in handy.
Archive for September, 2010
Google Analytics now has an API which supports data export. Now, Google Analytics has some decent visualization options, but there’s a lot to be desired. This article shows how to turn a simple line chart visualization of Google Analytics data into a much more helpful stacked area graph.
I love the hi-res image of the entire Python with a rat skeleton inside. Fascinating, and beautiful on some level. It would make a great background for a large monitor.
Reinout van Rees’ speaks of how much more visible and enjoyable continuous integration in his office became after he switched from buildbot to Hudson. As a fan of buildbot (lightweight, flexible, easy to set up), I’m skeptical. However, one idea in the article caught my attention. Van Rees’ mentions that enthusiasm increased when they displayed … Read more
Here’s something to keep in hand when you tell your girlfriend you’ve been cheating on her. “Honey, I was only doing it to make the partner pool cleaner.” Jokes aside, the theory makes sense. If a sexually reserved individual decides to have sex with someone new, he thereby lessens the chance that that individual will … Read more