June 2007

4 articles; try also the whole year and July

The Economy of VGMix

28 Jun 2007

A recent commentary from Kevin Cheng regarding a dating site got me thinking about economics in general, and how the in-site economy of VGMix might play out. It’s interesting to consider economics in a non-financial sense, and doing so has made me very glad for some of the things we’re doing with VGMix.

Signed Cookies

16 Jun 2007

Some time ago, I created a Signed Cookies middleware for Django, allowing views to transparently sign and validate cookies. With recent developments on django-developers, it was best to create a separate project for it, rather than maintain it as a ticket.

What’s up with that name?

1 Jun 2007

Over the years, I’ve had enough people ask me about my moniker that I thought I’d take the time to try to head off some of the questions.

Offline Django?

1 Jun 2007

A few weeks back, I got bored for a bit and started trying to emulate Django’s declarative model syntax in JavaScript. This was a fairly useless exercise, but one that seemed entertaining at the time. However, now that I look into some of the information on how Google Gears helps makes web applications available offline, I wonder it might actually be worth the time to make it happen.