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If you have a great idea for a website, we can help by quickly developing the application and hosting on our cloud platform. We let you focus on what you want from the site, developing your business, and doing what you do best.

We build upon the great software from the wider Python and Open Source communities. To contribute back Begg Digital has developed and hosts some free tools.

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Recent Posts

SwapJar Private Beta Launched

I've been working on SwapJar for a while, so now it is in private beta testing. Invites are being sent out, and you can signup to be invited now.

I guess I should explain what SwapJar is...

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SwapJar ( is a collectables trading service. You send in your spare collectables and you get sent back the ones you need. Complete your sets faster and easier. The initial focus …

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The end of Persona

A couple of weeks ago, I turned off Persona on ReqFileCheck.

Persona was a login technology for websites that allowed users to easily login to any site with Persona enabled without having to create a new password for each site. It was created by Mozilla (the company/project behind Firefox), but they passed it to "community ownership" and are now shutting down the servers that run it in November …

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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 2 …

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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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