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ORM: The Vietnam of Computer Science?

Though I have a different focus at the moment, something I keep in the back of my head is DAO and ORM material as I’ll eventually be embarking on a very data heavy project. Without getting into specifics, it would … 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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Web Development Trends of 2006

Anil Dash covers what he believes will be the web development trends for 2006. I’d have to say I highly agree with his comments on Ruby On Rails– there are a lot of little “nice to haves” missing here and … 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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Using ColdFusion Event Gateways: A Couple of Gotcha’s

Though I’m still working on some code which uses the new CFML Asynchronous Gateway as part of the Event Gateways in the newly released ColdFusion MX 7.0, I thought I’d post a couple of things I’ve came across to be … 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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Passing an Argument Collection in CFScript

I’ve just been digging into ColdFusion again the past few days after working in Python exclusively for almost a month, and I almost forgot something pretty fundamental which I use a lot (since about 95% of my methods/functions in CFC’s … Continue reading

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COM Objects and Threading in Python

Getting an error which reads something to the extent of “CoInitialize has not been called.” when trying to run a COM object in a thread in Python (using win32com of course)?

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Threading in Python

I’ve been looking around a bit for some simple examples of threading in Python, and after a bit of digging, I came across these links:

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