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jQuery MessageBar: A Top Bar For Notifications

jQuery MessageBar: A Top Bar For Notifications

Last year, Danny and I did a major, major overhaul of the Django Packages website. During this effort, I extracted some of the interesting JS/CSS functionality into freestanding jQuery/JS plugins of their own.

One of the fruits of this effort was a jQuery plugin called MessageBar.

Here’s what it looks like when it shows up on Django Packages:

Screenshot of jQuery MessageBar on Django Packages

jQuery MessageBar on Django Packages

Consider this a…

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4 months ago
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Art Donated to PyCon Philippines

Art Donated to PyCon Philippines

Art Donated to PyCon Philippines

I hand-painted this art print in watercolor, which will be raffled off as a prize at PyCon Philippines 2014. The painting shows the various logging levels, as applied to ice cream.

See a larger photo here.

This was part of Two Scoops Press’ in-kind conference sponsorship package for PyCon Philippines.

Cheers and Congratulations

I can’t even begin to express how thrilled I am about the growth and…

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6 months ago
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Old-Fashioned American Hot Fudge SauceThe closest that most people have come to having proper old-fashioned American hot fudge is a fast…View Post

Old-Fashioned American Hot Fudge Sauce

The closest that most people have come to having proper old-fashioned American hot fudge is a fast…

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7 months ago
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@pydanny decorating my birthday cake!

12 months ago
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Here is @pydanny on the rocks by the Adriatic Sea, a 20-minute walk from our place in Split, Croatia

Here is @pydanny on the rocks by the Adriatic Sea, a 20-minute walk from our place in Split, Croatia

1 year ago
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This Croatian cheese, Sir Primorac, did not win any awards, but I give it 5 stars

This Croatian cheese, Sir Primorac, did not win any awards, but I give it 5 stars

1 year ago
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At a rest stop, on our way to Split, Croatia

At a rest stop, on our way to Split, Croatia

1 year ago
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On the bus, inside the longest tunnel in Croatia. 4.8 km long!

On the bus, inside the longest tunnel in Croatia. 4.8 km long!

1 year ago
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Cookiecutter Hits 704 Stars on GitHub

Cookiecutter Hits 704 Stars on GitHub

One of my largest open source projects, Cookiecutter, has surpassed the 700-star milestone.

Cookiecutter logo

In case you aren’t familiar with it, Cookiecutter is a utility for generating projects from project templates. It is language-agnostic, and there are boilerplate templates for HTML, JS, C, Python, Django, LaTeX, Common Lisp, and other types of projects.

Development Continues

Slowly but surely, I have been…

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6 months ago
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Two Scoops of Django 1.6 is a #1Python BestsellerLast week, Danny and I released our new book, Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6.B…View Post

Two Scoops of Django 1.6 is a #1Python Bestseller

Last week, Danny and I released our new book, Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6.

B…

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6 months ago
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Blowing out birthday candles at our apartment in Split (at Pazdigrad Hills)

12 months ago
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The sparkling Adriatic Sea

The sparkling Adriatic Sea

1 year ago
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Rocks leading into the sea

Rocks leading into the sea

1 year ago
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Paski sir, a cheese from the island of Pag, Croatia. It was ranked #1 sheep milk cheese at the International Cheese Awards.

Paski sir, a cheese from the island of Pag, Croatia. It was ranked #1 sheep milk cheese at the International Cheese Awards.

1 year ago
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The bus we took from Zagreb to Split, at the rest stop

The bus we took from Zagreb to Split, at the rest stop

1 year ago
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