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Recent Posts

Py3progress 2014 and 2015

I haven't done an update about py3progress in a couple of years, so here goes.


Overall the year has been very positive for Python 3 support. The year started with a number of Python 2 only packages falling out of the top 200. There was also quite a few packages going Python 3 compatible. Toward the end of the year, we have three packages mark themselves as Python ...

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Site rebuilt in Wagtail

So I have refreshed this site a bit. It's still Django, but using Wagtail and Puput instead of flatpages and my own blog app. It's a lot nicer to use.

I hope I haven't broken anything. If you find something missing please let me know.

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Let's Encrypt

Security and privacy on the internet is generally achieved using public key cryptography, and SSL or TLS. Getting a public key (also called a certificate) signed by a trusted source has been a fairly expensive exercise for small company, hobbyists, and open source projects. More recently, public knowledge of mass internet servalience has pushed for more security of web traffic (in particular). 

Enter Let's Encrypt. It is a certificate ...

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Django Roadmap

I haven't been very good at keeping up with blogging. I hope to do better this year.

In June last year (2015), the Django project released their roadmap of development for the next couple of years. It includes details such as when the next releases are due and the new versioning scheme with clearer long term support (LTS) version numbers. One of the most surprising things to me was ...

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