A movie review: Quick Gun Murugan
"My name is Murugan...Quick Gun Murugan". Sounds familiar? No, it's not from a 'desi' James Bond flick but from the movie Quick Gun Murugan that released all over India this weekend.
Murugan, played by seasoned actor Rajendra Prasad is a garishly dressed, gun-trotting 'vegan' cowboy out there to save …read more
A wiki with a couchdb backend and django
Recently, I had a requirement for a personal simple wiki. I checked out various options like TiddlyWiki, MoinMoin and MediaWiki but wanted something very simple and something that didn't use a database server or flat files and was portable (and hostable). So I quickly wrote up a wiki that used …read more
A healthy fast food recipe for bachelors!
Two weeks back, my office work hours changed. It couldn't have been more inconvenient, from 4:30am every morning.
I was really pissed and no matter how much I tried to plead for a slight delay to 6:30am or for a status quo, no one responded.
The first couple …read more
Reusable App: Authenticated Comments
This app had been on my todo list for a long time. Today, no matter how much I tried to procrastinate, I could not ignore it and hence decided to scratch my itch and get it done. I swore I wouldn't even get up for a glass of water until …read more
Ouch!!! Do they really mean it?
I wish this isn't true!!!read more
Google Chrome OS: Will David overcome Goliath?
Yet another redesign at thejaswi.info
Updates to safebrowsing-python
Updates to Safebrowsing-python
Two days back, I made quite big changes to safebrowsing-python, the python library for looking up blacklisted URLs against Google's updated phishing and malware database.
The changes are:
- Added support for databases like Mysql, Postgresql. Previously, SQLite was the only supported database.
- It is quite easy to …
Losing nature to globalization!!!
The bus stop outside Vasavi College of Engineering (my college) after a massive road-widening. I wonder why this area needed a road-widening? The green cover on both sides of the road was cleared.
Trivia: A scene from the Telugu super-hit movie Happy Days was picturized here. Sadly such things cannot …read more
Django 1.1 beta released
Django Beta 1.1 (ship1) released
Though slightly behind schedule, Django 1.1 beta was released yesterday. It offers a lot of new features compared to the last stable release 1.0. A few of the notable ones are:
- Model Aggregation
- Query Expressions
- Fast Tests
- Unmananaged & Proxy Models
- Deferred Fields …