by flipperpa on April 18, 2020, 12:42 p.m.

Skyrim is one of the most popular games ever released, with an extremely loyal following. It has evolved into a platform over the years, with a huge ecosystems of plugins written by the loyal fan base which can add an amazing variety of content and updates that modernize the look and feel.

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by flipperpa on April 6, 2020, 11:06 p.m.

If I had been king of the world - or BDFL at least - I would have made hyphens available in variable and package names in Python 3. It would have been a big change, but would have gotten rid of a very confusing ambiguity: when to use hyphens, and when to use underscores. A developer on our team asked me this today, and I promised them a blog post with where and when I use each. Some of this is personal preference, but it has felt logical to me.

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by flipperpa on March 29, 2020, 1:54 p.m.

Over the past few weeks, as the COVID-19 crisis has escalated, I've seen many friends and groups I am involved with flock to Zoom to keep in touch.

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by flipperpa on Feb. 2, 2020, 1:08 p.m.

The new release contains a bug fix, some new logging features, and a major performance boost.

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by flipperpa on Jan. 17, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

If you're like me, your git branches can get out of control over time. Here's some bash sorcery which will give a list of all branches that have been merged to origin/master.

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by flipperpa on Nov. 11, 2019, 3:02 p.m.

Do you buy things on Amazon? Want to support the Django Software Foundation? There's an way to do so that not everyone knows about, using Amazon Smile.

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by flipperpa on Oct. 20, 2019, 5:08 p.m.

My talk from DjangoCon US 2019 is now up on YouTube. My "thank you" at the start runs a bit long; I was the first speaker on the first day after the keynote and wanted to help set a positive tone for the conference.

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by flipperpa on Sept. 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

CodeRedCMS is a fantastic starting point to create a website for those are familiar with WordPress, but prefer the straightforward interface of Wagtail. Here's some CSS to help you get started.

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by flipperpa on March 10, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

Text editors are an essential tool for every developer, and there is no right answer on which to use. It depends quite a bit on how you learned, and how your mind works. I grew up on the command line before every touching a GUI, and that has stuck with me throughout the years. This is reflected in my choice of text editors: Sublime Text 3 when in a GUI environment, and emacs for the terminal.

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by flipperpa on Feb. 6, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

Easing the transition to venv...

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