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  1. Arduino + PIR Sensor

  2. Sat 27 April 2013
  3. So I was asked if I wanted to play with Arduino stuff again. While I've got quite a few fires in the iron, I couldn't say no.

    So here's the short and sweet of it.

    Parts List:

    • Arduino Uno R3
    • Breadboard
    • Parallax PIR Sensor (Rev B)

    Here ...

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  4. Deploying Django with Salt - Now with PostgreSQL!

  5. Sun 21 April 2013
  6. Continuing this post I'm going to explain how to install PostgreSQL for use with Django using Salt Stack.

    What's Necessary?

    • Install PostgreSQL
    • Install psycopg2 and it's dependancies
    • Setup PostgreSQL permissions so there is a database and the user we specify has access to said database
    • Tell Django ...
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  7. How I use Gittip and Why

  8. Tue 19 March 2013
  9. This is something I've been mulling over writing lately, and after a few back and forths with Gittip's creator via tweets, I decided to write this.

    When I first saw mention of Gittip I thought it was some new-age, hipster, bullshit startup idea (apologies if it is/was ...

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  10. More Git hook greatness

  11. Thu 07 March 2013
  12. In an earlier post I showed off a git hook post-merge script that allowed me to ensure that if my requirement files changed, it'd run a pip install -U prod-requirements.txt to ensure that the necessary dependancies were met/installed.

    I've extended that post-merge script more and I ...

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  13. Fabric, fabric everywhere!

  14. Thu 07 March 2013
  15. Unless you've been living under a rock, or you're like me and slow. Fabric (from their site) is a Python (2.5 or higher) library and command line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.

    I've only recently started using ...

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  16. Working smarter not harder with Django

  17. Sat 02 March 2013
  18. I admit it...I often over-engineer the crap out of things. Lack of familiarity with Python's stdlib and/or all of Django's offerings, I will often make my own wheel when someone else has already put forth the effort and done so.

    And so in the beginning...well ...

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  19. A Git hook to ensure dependancies are installed

  20. Sat 02 March 2013
  21. I was fiddling with Django today, I updated an app's model.py and it had new imports. A necessary part of ensuring those new files are being used is restarting the uWSGI service. That's simple enough with service uwsgi restart but what I had failed to do was ...

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