Tag Archives: Scripting languages

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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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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ColdFusion Comparison of Large Integers Gotcha

With all of the praise of “typeless” languages in the past few days across a number of CF blogs, it was ironic that a co-worker ran into a real world example at work yesterday of a strong counterpoint to using … Continue reading

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Using Strong Testing Instead of Strong Typing

I came across an old post from Bruce Eckel about his experiences with Python (my favorite scripting language) and how it’s shaped his opinion of strong typing. Instead of using strong typing, he suggests using loose typing and strong testing. … Continue reading

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PyDev: A Python Plugin for Eclipse

As I already do Java, C, and ColdFusion in Eclipse, I figured I may as well start doing the snake in it too. I’ve had PyDev installed for awhile at home but have yet to use it. However I need … Continue reading

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Razor: Error 202 while performing register, aborting

I’m currently integrating Razor into my e-mail setup on my new server (more on my new e-mail hotness later) and had a strange error when trying to get it setup: bash-2.05b$ razor-admin -create bash-2.05b$ razor-admin -register -user postmaster@harvesthisspambot.com Error 202 … Continue reading

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First Mention of ColdFusion on the Internet?

I was just looking for some info on Google Groups and I think I may have found what appears to be the first mention of ColdFusion on the internet by it’s founder J.J. Allaire. I suppose that means it’s 10th … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of the Current US Technology Job Market

1/31/2005 Update: You can see an updated version of the below job search here. After playing around a bit at Indeed, a new job posting aggregator currently in beta, I decided to use it’s data to try out a job … Continue reading

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Creating Windows Applications With Python

FINALLY! I’ve been looking all around for how people are creating working standalone applications in Windows using Python, and I do believe they are using Py2Exe. This is some pretty impressive stuff I think: How does it work? py2exe uses … Continue reading

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Today’s Handy Function: ListQualify();

Today I ran across the first instance in which I needed to pass a comma delimited list to a Data Access Object to use as query criteria. As these items were in a list, the DAO needed to convert the … Continue reading

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