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Magento

Posted by: Neum in Coder
March 26, 2013, 7:26 p.m.
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Anyone who knows me pretty much knows I don't hold much love for Magento. I respect the system and even more so the business the founders made by creating Magento, but every time I've worked with it, I just couldn't shake the feeling that this should be simpler. A LOT simpler.

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Django Sort Dropdown

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Oct. 29, 2012, 9:03 p.m.
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Recently while working on PrinceJets I found I really needed to filter a drop down on a ForeignKey relationship. I found a way to do it in the Django documentation but it said not to use it for queries that returned over 100 results but my model was regions which were linked to countries and then continents. In short I had thousands of records to sort through.

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SublimeText 2, Rocks.

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Sept. 21, 2012, 7:55 p.m.
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Sublime Text 2 replaced Textmate as my default editor (sorry TM, you were awesome while it lasted) over six months ago and I haven't looked back.

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Webfaction + Virtualenv - How To

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Sept. 17, 2012, 9:46 p.m.
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Note that while this post is oldish the process below still works well as of today: 3/26/2014

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Chrome Dev Tools

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Sept. 11, 2012, 8:52 p.m.
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I switched to Chrome as my main browser a while back after Firefox started updating every 10 minutes and never seemed to be as stable for me on OSX as it once was. With that switch the only thing I really missed was my beloved Firebug plugin. I slowly adjusted to Chrome Dev Tools but its taken some time to get used to the different interations. Today I stumbled on this post by Josh sharing a great presentation that I wished I had seen earlier. 

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