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How to integrate Compass into your default Pinax project

Lately I've been really impressed and experimented joyfully with Compass and Sass.

They make css/layout design fun again for me. Even if the whole tool chain is in Ruby you don't have to touch...

 

My Desktop during an intense coding session using XMonad

Here is what a coding session of mine looks like when I am in full swing. This is specifically the coding screen. That's a 1920x1600 resolution screen-shot :D. I obviously also have a browsing...

 

Vim Mind Share Soaring: Roundup of 10 Vim articles, recent and older gems

Am I the only one to notice that there is a lot of vim love in the airwaves recently? I saw the trend very clearly, spanning from reddit to news.yc and let me say that the material...

 

Idea for a useful tool for a web Entrepreneur/Developer

This is the scenario I was thinking about: I want to interact with a graphic designer remotely, who is very very good with Photoshop and HTML/CSS but who might have trouble setting up the Linux...

 

testing out tuttivisti widgets

One of the first things I implemented for tuttivisti - to add just a hint of viral marketing to the project - was a widget that you can import on your own blog, maybe on the sidebar, to show the latest movies you either...

 

A webapp in 1 week (part 2): the source of data

In the first installment of this series I've spoken about a set of technologies that can speed up the time to market quite a bit. Read about it here if you missed it.

This time I want to talk about...

 

Linux one liner to extract email addresses from a Django log file

Say something bad happened and your application sent emails that it shouldn't have (ahem who? not me…) and you want to collect the emails to apologise.

So you just copied the output...

 

One-liner to list Ubuntu packages you installed recently

Quick one liner to list the ubuntu packages you recently installed on a machine. I needed this to copy the configuration of one of my production boxes onto a dev environment:

sudo cat /var...
 

Tools for rapid prototyping: a webapp in 1 week

First things first.  My new webapp tuttivisti is live! This post is about how it came to be. In just one week. One person team. Crazy working hours.

So I was there immediately after receiving the news...

 

Recovered all my blog posts since 2000

Ah that's just great. Through a tense but harmless procedure I managed to recover access to my entire blogging history since the beginning.

In the records it appears that my first ever blog post is dated May...

 

Be Present Now

durdn is here talking about tech stuff. or so he says.

Be Present Now

durdn is here talking about tech stuff. or so he says.