2006 Blog Entries
New Tools for Testing Web Applications with Python
Slides for my talk today at PyCon 2006.
CMF 2.0 Release Update
I'd like to review the current status of a number of the CMF 2.0 roadmap items, and ask for feedback from the community on how they fit into a near-term release of a beta for CMF 2.0. In fact, I would like to release an alpha this weekend, followed by a more-or-less feature complete beta by the end of the month.
PyCon 2006 Sprint, Day 1
Notes and whiteboard from the first day.
Cheese Shop: xlrd 0.5.2
Library for developers to extract data from M$ Excel(tm) spreadsheet files.
Universal Encoding Detector
Stumped as to the encoding used in a given file or bit of string data? Mark Pilgrim strikes again with a Python library "as smart as your browser." The result includes *confidence*, which is a big win in my eyes.
KNotes: Collaboarative Knowledget Development
Built atop Plone / CMF / Zope, Knotes adds an RDBMS-backed discussion and blogging engine.
Building on Nathan Yergler's work from PyCon, I have just finished a big pile of eggs for both ZopeX3.0.0 and Zope 3.2.0.
Egg on My Face
I mused yesterday that I needed to create eggs for the various ZODB-related packages: I was wrong.
Extracting Zope Eggs: A Parable
A haunting tale of "guts on the table."
CMFFolderExport 0.1 Available
The product is a simple add-on for CMF 2.0, exposing views for exporting / importing folderish content as tarballs.