Tag: python

Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 3

In part 2 we setup the model and added a post using the basic admin forms. So let's start by adding some pizzazz to the admin forms. # Admin Before customizing the admin, I want to have a Featured Image for the blog posts, and after some research, the [django-filebrowser][] ...

Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 2

Continuing from [part 1][], Let's get the model sorted out. ## Model To keep things simple, a blog post is made up of the following data elements: * ID * Title * Slug * Category * Status * Publication Date * Content To keep things simple, I plan on using ...

Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 1

I was starting to feel a bit stressed because my job no longer has me doing development work. I love the work I'm doing. Video editing and helping out with video production and management is a great creative challenge, but I'm still a programmer at heart and need to write ...

Quick Python Script to Get Bulletins

The Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) puts out a great monthly bulletin that's a must read for anyone planning or dreaming about the cruising life. Based on a recommendation from Jim Trefethen's book, "The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide For The Would-Be Voyager", I signed up for a membership and ...

Looking At a Python Pelican

I really like the static version of the site. It's so much easier to support and configure. I can tweak to my hearts content. Jekyll is a wonderful platform, and Octopress is a great framework on Jekyll. However, ruby isn't my strength. I've fiddled with ruby in the past, but ...