Python plugins continued : resources management

Plugin developers often want to supply data files (web templates, images, etc) with their package, let’s see how to do this using setuptools resource management system.

If there are still some lazy people reading this, get an updated version of the code. So, on your plugin’s setup.py ...

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Python plugins egg cooking mini-howto

Eggs are being more and more used in Python land. One thing Python developers can do easily with them is plugins cooking. They are used in Paste*, TurboGears and Trac for instance, so i wanted to see how to design a simple mini plugins based system.

The main requirement here ...

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Giving this cat a little walk

I’ve just watched TurboTunes screencast … CatWalk seems to be a good piece of code which puts SQLObject in all its userfriendly point-an-click glory ! It made me think about Django’s CRUD admin sites in some aspects, though Django seems a bit simpler in that particular field, in terms of ...

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France Télécom, au revoir

Aujourd’hui j’ai recu ma dernière facture FranceTelecom : un avoir de 21€ :) Et oui, je suis en dégroupage total chez le N9uf depuis fin octobre:

  • Téléphonie illimitée (bluffé par la qualité de la VoIP)
  • Conservation du n° FT
  • VoiceMail
  • TV (enfin, normalement … QQ1 prête ...

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Last.FM : social-ism for audiophiles

(I must be ill or something, 3 posts the same day :)

I discovered few weeks ago last.fm, it’s a great shot! it simply keeps track of what music you listen, make some stats and trove some neighbours for you, having similar music tastes. This process help me to ...

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Choosing a Home Theater Platform

I’d like to setup a HTPC software in my living room, running on this tiny computer … I had a look at various softwares but i’d prefer one implemented in Python, so that extending would be quite easy.

I’ll mainly use it to have tv channel schedule (XML ...

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Time for a Quixote based Mega-Framework ?

There’s been lots of discussions recently about Django, TurboGears, and other Rails … With the release of Quixote 2.3, a thread started on quixote-users mailing list about Quixote’s popularity. There are some very interesting thoughts in this thread, proposing a sample application skeleton which Dulcinea would provide. Indeed ...

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SubveRSSed gets rid of svnlook

I got some bad feedback about svnlook’s usage in SubveRSSed. Some time ago Roel Vanhout proposed to replace some svnlook calls with pysvn API calls. I took the time to apply it and drop the remaining calls to svnlook :)

Hey windows users having issues with SubveRSSed and svnlook ? Give ...

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