Building a URL shortener with Node.js and Redis

9th November 2014 5:13 pm

The NoSQL movement is an exciting one for web developers. While relational databases such as MySQL are applicable to solving a wide range of…

My Django web server setup

19th October 2014 6:52 pm

This isn't really part of my Django tutorial series (that has now definitely concluded!), but I thought I'd share the setup I generally use…

Introducing generator-simple-static-blog

5th October 2014 6:56 pm

I'm a big fan of static site generators. I ditched WordPress for Octopress over two years ago because it was free to host on GitHub Pages…

Django Blog Tutorial - the Next Generation - Part 9

28th September 2014 7:51 pm

Yes, I know the eight instalment was meant to be the last one! Within 24 hours of that post going live, Django 1.7 was released, so…

Changing date format from DD/MM/YYYY to YYYY-MM-DD in Vim

28th September 2014 6:53 pm

Recently I had the occasion to reformat a load of dates in Vim from DD/MM/YYYY to YYYY-MM-DD . In Vim, this is quite simple: This should…