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Virtualenv on El Capitan

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Feb. 17, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
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In switching to a new Mac recently I needed to set up my Python and other development environments anew. Here is the quickest way I found to get a Django development environment up and running quickly on El Capitan.

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Mac Too Bright?

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Jan. 14, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
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If you're working late and find your screen is just too dang bright this little Shades utility is a beautiful thing. #UsingIt

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Sublime Package Confusion

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Jan. 14, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
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After switching to a new Mac recently I installed my favorite text editor Sublime Text 3. While most things picked right up because I sync my preferences through my private cloud, the Django template language snippets and highlighting provided by Djaniero were not working. I couldn't install it again either.

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Default Christmas Gift?

Posted by: Neum in Miscellaneous
Dec. 8, 2015, 7:04 p.m.
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[Update - January 14, 2016] So, my wife ended up not liking the Echo. The kids were always screaming "ALEXA!" at the same time and trying to get it to tell a joke. So, yeah, crash and burn on that one. [End Update]

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Connect to Vagrant Postgres Database via pgAdmin3 on Mac

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Oct. 13, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
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For the past year or so I've been developing locally at work using Vagrant. After making some updates to models I found I needed to be able to easily inspect my postgres database in the Vagrant virtual machine. Ideally I could use pgAdmin3 to connect to that database and luckily it wasn't too hard. There may be a step or two in these instructions that aren't needed but I'm including everything I did because I know that it works.

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