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Posts from December 2013

18:33 utc dec 31 2013 permalink

Most interesting learning from 2013: when it is appropriate to resist my engineer's temptation to build the perfect thing. #lean #failfast #box #metadata

07:45 utc dec 27 2013 permalink

I'm getting ad targeted for foundationDB on YouTube during my vacation ... are we using it yet? #box #metadata #database

07:03 utc dec 22 2013 permalink

Needed: #mobile optimized #django admin skin. Posting from my iPhone is less than ideal

07:02 utc dec 22 2013 permalink

http://howfuckedismydatabase.com/ hehe database problems. #fail #scale

09:59 utc dec 21 2013 permalink

wow link tags and auto RSS/Atom feed discovery ... welcome to the internet Ryan ... #fail ... I feel like #django is missing a template tag here.

10:47 utc dec 15 2013 permalink

#nginx reverse proxying to django with HTTP/1.1 ... wish this config option would be the default.

08:31 utc dec 10 2013 permalink

#PHP is just netcat ... the language of the web does not have a good HTTP abstraction. I'm envious of golang's HTTP package

12:14 utc dec 01 2013 permalink

woo! #hyperbola is now #pep8 and #flake8 compliant! Woooo linting! #python

05:26 utc dec 01 2013 permalink

And with about 30 minutes of downtime I've now got 2x the ram #devops

04:52 utc dec 01 2013 permalink

running alter tables in production is terrifying #mysql ... just converted from MyISAM to InnoDB and added a bunch of #indexes

01:18 utc dec 01 2013 permalink

#django 1.6 upgrade was a breeze. Just a single deprecation warning. #win ... took the opportunity to refactor some old code too :)