Activity tagged “howto”
Pylons'/Pyramid's new unit testing guidelines. *Very* good stuff here.
Everyone's been telling me to check out tmux, and now I'm glad I did. Really cool - I can't wait for part 2.
Fantastic article about how to effectively dive into the source to debug problems with a system in production. A bit of a misleading title: anyone who deploys open source code should know how to do this stuff.
Very simple, plain-English “getting started with GPG” guide.
Matt Haughey: “maybe instead of getting your company on twitter, paying marketers to mention you are on twitter, and paying people to blog about your company, forget all that and just make awesome stuff that gets people excited about your products”
We were just discussing the easiest way to do this at LPDN last night.
Great guide to upgrading from pre-1.0 django.comments to the version in 1.0.It's quite a bit better than the one in the docs, which probably means I should ask Patrick if I can adapt this into the documentation proper.
Some great links.
I *always* forget how to do this. Maybe now I won't anymore.
I've got to make me one of these — I drink *way* too much seltzer.
Sweet - someone wrote up the (simple) steps to getting Django running on an iPhone. Now I don't have to!
How to script conversion of documents through OpenOffice (and a big wad of duct tape). Works with NeoOffice, too!
How to install custom ringtones on your iPhone. Not all that interesting, but after step 14 you've got a fully read/write iPhone root filesystem. So far most things you might want to try will brick the phone, but stay tunned — this'll get good soon…
Advice on making radio from Ira Glass.
Great idea for seedlings; those little seed pots are fucking expensive and the damn Sunday NYT is huge.
Looks like it's now possible to mod the TV without cracking the case.
Holy crap - more than you ever wanted to know about knife sharpening.
A very good guide to getting into geocaching. Doesn't just mention the hows and wheres, but actually goes into a bunch of the etiquette and norms of the game.
Good notes on using tw_cli for the 3ware RAID cards.
Awesome. I know about 30 people who need to read this yesterday.
“This page offers some tips and tricks on how to build and maintain an unofficial Debian package repository” — does this stuff apply to Ubuntu too (I imagine so…)
With instructions on how to enable iPod Download again!