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Towards Channels 2.0

Outlining my plan for iterating on Channels' design, and what the future might hold for both Django and Python in general.

11th Jul 2017 in Articles

Taiwan

An adventure of food, cities, industry, and astonishing natural landscapes.

3rd Jul 2017 in Trip Notes

Developing on Windows

I've been developing on Windows as my primary platform for about the last year and a half - here's how.

19th Jun 2017 in Articles

Expanding Into Video

What better thing is there to do in your free time than to surround yourself with tripods, and try and record something?

27th Apr 2017 in Articles

On “Politics” and Software

On open source software maintenance, politics, and the degrading state of the world.

25th Jan 2017 in Articles

Fairbanks, Alaska

Long sunsets, 100 degree temperature differences, and frozen rivers in the Last Frontier.

6th Dec 2016 in Trip Notes

Gem Peak Lookout

A trip to a remote fire lookout tower somewhere in the mountains of Montana.

25th Sep 2016 in Trip Notes

The Philosophy of Channels

Why is Channels designed like it is, and what does it really mean for Django, Python, and WebSocket handling?

16th Jun 2016 in Django Diaries

Hello, This Is London Rising

The story of 3D printing a map of London, so I can stand over it and cackle like a madman.

16th May 2016 in Articles

Laying the Channels Groundwork

Progress on Django Channels, and working out how the different parts will talk to each other.

3rd Jan 2016 in Django Diaries

First Game

The trials, tribulations and dead ends of trying to write a game when you keep thinking too big.

21st Jul 2015 in Articles

Singapore

In which I visit one of the Four Asian Tigers and see some ridiculous architecture.

25th Jun 2015 in Trip Notes

Beyond Request-Response

Examining one of Django's key abstractions and how it could be updated for a more modern age.

17th Jun 2015 in Articles

Travelling Notes

Notes from my 8 years of travelling, and a few jokes at the expense of Americans. What could be a better read?

15th Dec 2014 in Trip Notes

Australia

Four weeks, three states, and numerous different towns and cities - there's a lot to do in Australia.

19th Oct 2014 in Trip Notes

Flying in the US

In which Andrew reads the AIM, FARs, LASORS, talks to the FAA, CAA, visits a FSDO, and generally encounters a lot of acronyms.

15th Aug 2014 in Pilot Diaries

The End of an Era

Django migrations have come a long way, but it stands on the shoulders of one project that has come just a little bit further.

1st Jul 2014 in Django Diaries

Tromsø

I visit one of the world's most northern cities in a three-day speed holiday, and cross two things off my bucket list while I'm there.

4th Feb 2014 in Trip Notes

Router Wrangling

With some spare time and spare parts, I totally overdo my house's network infrastructure.

30th Dec 2013 in Articles

Working Together

Workflows, teams committing conflicting VCS branches, foreign keys being annoying and more feature in this week's Django Diaries.

11th Dec 2013 in Django Diaries

New Apps & Migrations

This week, it's the exciting story of one man's battle against his idea of automatically writing settings files.

27th Nov 2013 in Django Diaries

Flat as a Pancake

A week on a remote island leads to a lot of squashed things. I'm not entirely sure if they're related.

23rd Oct 2013 in Django Diaries

Down and Dirty

Migrations grow two exciting new operations as well as a new command, squashing two of my oldest feature requests.

25th Sep 2013 in Django Diaries

A Plan Comes Together

Long, hard days of coding, shuffling and teasing Oracle finally come to a close - or do they?

23rd Aug 2013 in Django Diaries

Routing and Prepping

Old South bugs and nemeses get eliminated, multi-database support might finally exist, and the merge is in sight.

9th Aug 2013 in Django Diaries

Madeira

A sand-free, mountainous and very friendly jewel in the Atlantic Ocean.

9th Aug 2013 in Trip Notes

A Thousand Papercuts

It turns out that eradicating syncdb is not quite as easy as it should be...

25th Jul 2013 in Django Diaries

Tunnel Lights

I love it when a plan comes together. Especially when that plan involves so many tiny pieces of code.

20th Jun 2013 in Django Diaries

What an Operation

This week sees django.db.migrations gain Operations, an Executor, and new command plans.

30th May 2013 in Django Diaries

South 0.8, Migrations and DjangoCon

A new release of an old friend, and more news on django.db.migrations.

22nd May 2013 in Django Diaries
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