Tag Archives: Python

Getting Behind Python: Sun Hires Python & Jython Developers

As both a fan and user of the great technologies Python, and the Sun JVM (primarily via Java), I was very happy to come across this eWeek article which says that Sun announced the hiring of two key Python engineers. … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2007

A couple of weeks ago Sys-Con published various industry opinions of what we’d see in 2007 in many of it’s magazines. The article showed-up on Slashdot (with a misleading title) among other places and included various industry luminaries. A couple … Continue reading

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Creating An IRC Bot in Python

I came across a blog entry which shows you how to create an IRC bot from scratch in only a few lines of Python, which honestly kind of amazed me even being somewhat fluent with Python. I’ve seen a number … Continue reading

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Tastes Like FastCGI

I just moved away from running mod_php5 under Apache 2 to running PHP5 under FastCGI for a number of reasons, including that I will be deploying some Python apps on this same server before terribly long and didn’t want the … Continue reading

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Django Is Gaining Legs

While I keep poking around Django, I have yet to do much other than from simple stuff with it. That said, it’s definitely starting to gain some ground, particularly in the media space. Locally in Colorado, both the Boulder Daily … Continue reading

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DePaul University To Offer Python and Django Classes

This is kind of interesting to me– DePaul University is now offering Python and Django classes. DePaul is one of the largest private universities in the US, and also has a pretty good Computer Science program. On a related note, … Continue reading

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New Python Developer Center at Yahoo!

From del.icio.us, it looks like Yahoo! just created a Python Developer Center which looks to be a good resource on Python as well as tutorials on how to interact with various Yahoo! services using Python. I’m glad to see that … Continue reading

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Django Featured on IBM developerWorks

I’ve been playing around with Django quite a bit at home over the past couple of weeks and saw that IBM developerWorks just published the first in a series of articles about Python web frameworks titled “Develop for the Web … Continue reading

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SourceForge Enables Subversion Support For All Projects

As reported earlier, SourceForge has finally enabled Subversion support for all projects. Perhaps this is the proverbial kick I’ve needed to post a few very minor open source tools I’ve been working on in CF, Python, and Java somewhere in … Continue reading

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C++ vs Java vs Python vs Ruby

I tend to be someone who is more pragmatic about using the right tool for the job rather than being language agnostic, so I found this overview on C++ vs Java vs Python vs Ruby (via Jake) to be an … Continue reading

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